In a nutshell
Start your career in the gaming industry with a Diploma of Game Design and Development, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.
This course introduces the full spectrum of game art and design, from visual design fundamentals to game design conception and introductory game development processes. You will be exposed to the technical tools and 3D construction techniques that are integral to the field. This diploma develops the necessary technical skills and exposure to game development processes to begin working in game development, or provide a clear pathway for further study. Through this industry-recognised university-level course, you will gain a practical grounding in the real-world game development industry.
Gain professional experience
Gain work experience as you complete an industry brief, putting your learnings into practice with guidance and mentoring from practicing professionals.
Create games for mobile, console, PC or VR using Unity, the most advanced industry-standard software.
Learn advanced 3D skills to succeed in game development, architecture, film, TV, and more with Unreal Engine.
PlayStation® First Academic Development Partner
Collaborate with Game Programming students as part of our Sony Computer Entertainment Europe partnership.
What you’ll need
To be eligible for this course, students need to have:
- Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
While completing this Diploma of Game Design and Development qualification, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia, you will cover the following subjects:
- 2D Asset Creation
- Game Design Principles
- Design Context
- 3D Asset Creation
- Design Studio 1
- Game Production Foundation
- Animation Principles
- Beyond the Creative Industries
- Visual Language of Design
- Introduction to Programming
- Motion Design
- Interaction Design
- Design Studio
- 2D Game Programming
Why Billy Blue College of Design?
Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.
You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.
Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too.
You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.
And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.