Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments (Game Design)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

The Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments (Game Design) gives you the opportunity to join the growing industry of digital environments and electronic games by acquiring expertise in the development of computer games and other forms of interactive media. The course has a strong foundation in information technology, design and creative thinking. This major will give you practical skills in games design and development. You will acquire underlying theoretical knowledge across a range of disciplines including psychology (for example, motivation) and sociology (for example, cultural impact) and become proficient at effectively communicating design ideas and proposals.You will gain experience in the whole process of game and interaction development, from identification and evaluation of ideas, creation of design concepts, critique of existing and potential products, analysis of cultural impact and industry trends, right through to the development and delivery of a final product.


  • 72 credit points (6 units) of games and interactive environments core units, which includes 24 credit points (2 units) of option units
  • 120 credit points (10 units) of Major core units
  • 96 credit points of complementary studies comprising of either two minors (4 unit set each)
  • or one minor (4 unit set) plus 48 credit points of elective units.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12, or equivalent
  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $108,300
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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