Griffith University - South Bank Campus Background Image
Image of Griffith University - South Bank Campus
Bachelor of Games Design
Bachelor of Games Design

Bachelor of Games Design

  • ID:GU610371
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:

Fees (AUD)

Estimated Total/program:
Accept letter

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).

Portfolio requirements for International applicants

International applicants are required to submit a portfolio together with their application for this program and further admission information is available in the following brochure: 

English Requirements 

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

International students must be in Australia and able to attend campus to commence this program.

Arrangements for continuing students unable to travel to Australia will be advised by the School.

You will learn how to create the games that people love to play the world over. You will receive a thorough grounding in the creative development of game art and design, moving from art-foundation skills to storytelling, storyboarding, cinematography, 3D modelling, human movement, game level design, computer interface issues, sound design and the influence of games on society.

In your final year, you will have the opportunity to participate in a major group project, with the aim to ship your first game title to market. You will also have the opportunity to engage with industry practitioners and gain hands-on experience with games production.


More Info: Click here


Year 1

You must complete the following courses:


  • Principles of Games Design 1 - 1105GFS

  • Introduction to Game Development - 1111GFS

  • Programming for Interactive Media - 1109GFS

  • Prerequisite for chosen major

  • Free-choice elective

  • Realtime Environments - 1121GFS

  • Mechanics in Action: Arcade Games - 1112GFS

  • Principles of Games Design 2 - 1110GFS

  • Prerequisite for chosen major

  • Free-choice elective

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:


  • Games History and Culture - 2103GFS

  • Serious Games - 2130GFS

  • Major courses

  • Free-choice elective

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:


  • Experimental Games Design - 3130GFS

  • Contemporary Issues and Games Design - 3118GFS

  • Major courses

  • Free-choice elective

See moreSee less

Pre Courses

No Course!
See moreSee less

Pathway Courses

Graduates with the Bachelor of Games Design may be eligible to apply for Bachelor of Games Design (Honours) or various postgraduate programs.

No Course!
See moreSee less

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You will be prepared to work as a prop, environment, character or technical artist, gameplay, level, system or combat designer, gameplay programmer,3D modeller, 2D or 3D animator, or motion capture animator.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

Same Courses

Close search