Bachelor of Game Development Major in Game Programming

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE)

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 02406F

This course specialises in game programming and targets the development of skills required by game programmers. You will gain a deep critical understanding of digital game programming through critical analysis of games, design and develop algorithms for game engines using problem solving skills and programming languages, and develop a multitude of analytical, cognitive, and technical skills in order to foster your creativity and professional knowledge in the domain of game programming.Bachelor of Game Development graduates with a major in Game Programming will write code for game engines used in highly advanced game projects, for the enjoyment and wellbeing of the community, while specialising in game programming. Critical and broader games research including the development of games for wellbeing is embedded throughout the degree.


  • Game Programming

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry is available to applicants who hold:an Australian Senior Certificate of Education (or equivalent) with an ATAR of 70 or higher (or equivalent)
  • ORa diploma or higher from an accredited Australian education institution or an overseas equivalent qualification
  • ORa foundation studies program or preparatory program recognised for admission purposes by another Australian higher education provider
  • ANDdemonstration of satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent.All suitable applicants may be asked to attend an interview and/or present a portfolio.Game programming major applicants will also need to have attained:Band 4 in HSC Mathematics or equivalentInterviewsInterviews are intended to assess the applicant’s suitability for the course, including any specific requirements they may have. Common questions to be asked in the interview relate to teamwork, educational history, what students want to gain from the course and their long-term career aspirations. Applicants may also show examples of work from their portfolio. The Admissions Panel will assess the applicant’s suitability for the course and advise them if they need to submit further materials.

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