Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games


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


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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