Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games - ICT50215

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.


16 units: 5 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Work effectively in the digital media industry; Develop website information architecture; Develop complex 3-D software for games and interactive media; Develop intermediate 3-D software for games and interactive media; Animate a 3-D character for digital games; Complete digital editing for the 3-D and digital effects environment; Design digital simulations; Apply advanced object-oriented language skills; Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise; Create technical documentation; Apply digital texturing for the 3-D environment in digital games; Design and create models for a 3-D and digital effects environment; Analyse business opportunities in the digital games environment; Design and create advanced particles, fluids and bodies for 3-D digital effects; Create and combine 3-D digital games and components; Collaborate in the design of 3-D game levels and environments; Create design concepts for digital games and 3-D media; Prepare games for different platforms and delivery modes; Manage testing of games and interactive media; Design interactive 3-D applications for scientific and mathematical modelling; Create and implement designs for a 3-D games environment; Create interactive 3-D environments for digital games; Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages; Originate and develop concepts; Create games for mobile devices; Use structured query language; Review developed software; Design e-learning resources; Perform advanced sound editing; Complete compositing to create elements for the 3-D and digital effects environment; Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability; Build a database to support a computer game; Design web environments; Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies; Apply advanced programming skills in another language; Manage interactive media production; Create a markup language document to specification; Integrate multiple data sources into interactive 3-D environments; Create complex 3-D characters for games; Manage technical art and rigging in 3-D animation; Create a complex 3-D interactive computer game; Manage ICT projects; Animate physical attributes of models and elements; Integrate database with online game; Develop and implement physics in a 3-D digital game; Create complex code for mobile game devices; Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes; Produce a digital animation sequence

Accepts International Students:


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

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info Yes
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