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Game Design and Culture Major  

The Game Design and Culture major prepares students for the emergent growth industries of information and entertainment afforded by ubiquitous digital technologies. The major explores creative gaming technologies through a critical and cultural perspective, and with a focus on the creative visual design of digital media experiences for end users. Students will study the social and cultural impact of games, the psychological and social principles of game design, and the development of digital and analogue visual media for games. The major has been designed with a view to complement other courses such as interactive multimedia, design, film and video and games programming.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Students may commence Level Two units of their Major in the first and second semesters of enrolment.
Students are required to complete all of the following units (75 credit points):
GDT2103 Visual and Conceptual Game Design 15
GDT2102 3D Visualisation 15
GDT3101 Game Culture 15
GDT3103 Serious Gaming 15
GDT3106 Game Level Design 15
In addition, students are required to complete three units (45 credit points) from the following list:
VIS1303 Introduction to Drawing 15
GDT2105 Writing for Games 15
IMM2123 Interactive Multimedia Authoring 1 15
IMM3205 3D Animation 15
GDT3104 Game Studies 15
GDT3204 Games Project 15
Note: It is recommended that students intending to study the Game Design and Culture Major complete the following Foundation Program electives:
FAV1101 Introduction to Digital Video 15
IMM1121 Digital Photomedia 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012