Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

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

Structure:

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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For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

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Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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