Bachelor of Information Technology (Simulation and Serious Games)

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Simulation and Serious Games) provides students with core skills to deploy solutions for real world application. Students will work with a range of software, hardware and interaction technologies to produce engaging, interactive experiences simulating various scenarios. Simulation and serious games equips students with the skills to design, develop, and measure complex interactive systems for training and education situations. The process required to deploy such an application requires an understanding of core computing and mathematical knowledge as well as an appreciation of human factors and interactions in such systems. Having an understanding of the role of engaging, interactive storytelling in such contexts provides an experience that aids in learning and successful outcomes.

Structure

In addition to fundamental computing and information and communications technology topics, students will undertake computer programming, Simulation and Serious Game Design, Database Modelling and Knowledge Engineering, Networks and Cyber-security, Web-Based Systems Development, Interactive Computer Systems, Computer Game Development and a range of other option topics. This course also has an option of an honours year.

Subjects

  • Game Design, Mathematics, Computer Programming, Database Modelling and Knowledge Engineering, Computer Game Development, Web-Based Systems Development, Data Science, Information Technology Project, Fundamentals of Computing.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent qualifications
  • Or mature age entry (STAT)
  • Or TAFE/VET qualifications
  • Or higher education transfers
  • Or results from the completion of a foundation studies program.

Recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Study pathways

Admission to an honours program may be offered to a student who meets certain academic criteria and subject to the College being able to provide appropriate resources and staff to supervise the program of study.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park International: $93,600 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

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