Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
Chisholm Institute, TAFE VIC
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Information and Communications Technology Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a variety of skill areas within the digital and interactive games industry. It provides an opportunity to develop the design, graphic/digital media and programming skills required in the development of digital games briefs, either as a small independent specialist or as part of a larger team. The qualification also provides opportunities to work in new and emerging games genres, such as online game development, mobile device gaming, interactive internet and TV game development.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Contribute to the implementation of the OHS consultation process; Create design concepts for digital games and 3D media; Create a complex 3D interactive computer game; Collaborate in the design of 3D game levels and environments; Work effectively in the digital media industry. Specialist; Programming; Art; Digital media. Plus electives.
About Chisholm Institute, TAFE VICChisholm is one of the largest providers of education and training in Victoria. The Institute was named in 1998, in honour of Caroline Chisholm, the early Australian reformer and humanitarian.
Chisholm's modern campuses in the southeast of Melbourne are at: Dandenong (two locations), Frankston, Berwick, Cranbourne, Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast as well as facilities in the centre of Melbourne and Pakenham.
Currently, Chisholm offers over 300 accredited, nationally recognised courses from certificates to bachelor degrees and graduate certificates - including its own degrees and pathways to partner university degrees. It also runs approximately 130 short courses for work skills (industry compliance and skills development), as well as lifestyle (self-improvement, recreation and hobby). Courses are developed in consultation with industry, and are designed to meet both current and predicted skill shortages.
Provider CRICOS: 00881F RTO code: 0260; HE
DiplomaCourse code: ICT50215
- Full-time internal = 1 year
16 units: 5 core; 5 specialist; 6 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Games developers design, create and produce computer or video games. They work in games development teams with artists, programmers, producers and marketing staff. Games developers usually specialise in a particular game platform (PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo, for example) and a particular aspect of game development, such as programming artificial intelligence or gameplay.