Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games

Academy of Interactive Entertainment

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.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games; or relevant vocational experience


16 units: 5 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to the implementation of the OHS consultation process; Create design concepts for digital games and 3-D media; Create a complex 3-D interactive computer game; Collaborate in the design of 3-D game levels and environments; Work effectively in the digital media industry. Electives: Build a database to support a computer game; Create complex code for mobile game devices; Design interactive 3-D applications for scientific and mathematical modelling; Manage testing of games and interactive media; Review developed software; Animate a 3-D character for digital games; Design digital simulations; plus more.

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The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is Australia's most awarded 3D animation, game design and visual FX educator. Created as a non-profit organisation to grow the creative digital sector in Australia, AIE pioneered the development of specialist game qualifications and continues to innovate through industry partnerships and dynamic teaching.par AIE courses are practical, career-focused and delivered by industry experienced teachers in a seriously fun and creatively-demanding studio environment. AIE and its graduates have won many awards over the years including twice being named the Australian Small Training Provider of the Year (2007 and more recently in 2016).

Provider CRICOS: 02406F (ACT); 02619D (VIC); 03108G (NSW)

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