Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
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|Duration||1 year full-time (Term 2) (after completing Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games) or equivalent part-time|
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Course in detail
Units of study
ICAGAM501A Create design concepts for digital games and 3D media
ICAGAM523A Collaborate in the design of interactive 3D environments
BSBOHS402B Contribute to the implementation of the OHS consultation process
ICAGAM503A Create a complex 3D interactive game
ICAICT419A Communicate and work effectively in the digital media industry
ICAGAM516A Animate a 3D digital character
ICAGAM519A Manage technical art and rigging in 3D animation
ICAGAM520A Create and combine 3D components
ICAGAM514A Design and create models for the 3D effects environment
ICAGAM517A Produce an animation sequence
ICAPRG527A Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
ICAWEB501A Build a dynamic website
ICAGAM528A Create games for mobile devices
ICAGAM504A Manage interactive media production
ICAGAM419A Build a database to support a game
ICAGAM511A Manage the testing of interactive games
Aims and objectives
- After achieving ICA40911 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICA40911, OR
- With demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments, such as digital media, games development, animation, graphics design or similar roles
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Applicants with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of a course may be granted 'credit' and/or entry to the course with 'advanced standing'. University policies apply and applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. For further information refer to the Credit Transfer website.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. To learn more about RPL and how to apply, please visit the RPL website.
How to apply
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