Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games - ICT50215

TAFE NSW

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.

Structure:

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:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Western Sydney - Mount Druitt No info No
Illawarra - Wollongong West No info No
Northern Sydney - St Leonards No info No

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