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Bachelor of games development
Bachelor of games development

Bachelor of games development

  • ID:SIA610015
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Trimester:$11,701.33
  • LivingFee/Trimester:$6,500.00
  • InsuranceFee/Trimester:$265.00
  • TuitionFee/Trimester:$11,701.33
  • LivingFee/Trimester:$6,500.00
  • InsuranceFee/Trimester:$265.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12) or an equivalent overseas qualification.  Minimum overall pass is required. 

English Requirement

English test/ Qualification

Sea Bachelor or associate Degree course

Ielts  academic

6.0 Overall score. No band score less than 5.5

PTE (pearson test  of english ) academic

54 Overall score

Toefl paper - based test 

550 Overall score

Toefl IBT (internet based test)

73 Overll score

Australian year  12 studles

Successful completion of 12 year senior secondary school in Australia

Non - australian secondary studies

Successful completion of senior secondary school comparable to Australian year 12 from an assessable country

Australian and other post - secondary studies

Successful completion of one year of full - time study at certificate IV, diploma, associate Diploma or higher level of study in an assessable country

Other Requirement

Minimum Age

  • International students seeking admission to SAE must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.

Academic requirements

  • Applicants must have successfully completed secondary studies (high school) and meet English language requirements as outlined below.

English language requirements

International students need to provide additional evidence of language skills including one of the following:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a band score of at least 6, or equivalent, OR

  • Completion of Year 12 English at an Australian secondary school or college, or equivalent 


Course Information

Gone are the times of computer games being purely a source of entertainment. Sure, this is a massive part of the industry, but these days more and more industries are using the positive effects of 'gamification' to encourage behavioural change, particularly in field of healthcare. What was once seen as a senseless way to pass time is now being seen as a sensible way to pass information, support and services.

The truth is, gamers have the skills to change the world, and we can give you the skills to help change yours when it comes to gaming. Our bachelor starts at the base level and builds your expertise in programming and design.

At SAE you won’t find yourself in a lecture with 300 people or even in a traditional lecture at all. You’ll be in a studio environment using industry-standard software like Unreal Engine 4, Unity3D, Autodesk 3D Studio Max and Maya, developing for technologies such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Android, and iOS. You'll also learn to speak how the professionals do with expert lecturers guiding you in languages such as C++, Javascript and C#.

Your growth and development will be assessed through the completion of industry-based projects, not theoretical based essays. This will ultimately help you build up a body of work and portfolio to share with potential employers or first client.

In preparation for an industry that commands agility and adaptability, you’ll cut your creative teeth on projects initially in partnership with your course peers. As your skills develop and you work on more dynamic projects, you’ll apply your capabilities on cross-discipline projects. By the end of your course you could be collaborating with fellow students across SAE’s global network.  

Ultimately, this is all about a qualification that will expand your career. There is work placement as part of your course, to provide practical experience and help build your network. We’ll also equip you with employability skills, giving you professional strategies in communication and self-promotion.

For those wanting to go the extra, and thousands of miles, you can complete up to two trimesters of your course at selected SAE campuses across the planet. Suddenly, real-world experience just went worldwide.

Basically, your epic adventure in gaming starts here. 

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Employability Skills in the Creative Industries

Game Scripting

Game Mechanics and Dynamics

Thinking about Games





Employability Skills in the Creative Industries

Communicating with Players

Game Production

Contemporary Industrial Practices

Game Programming




Media Studies

Game Studio 1 (Games Design)


Cultural Perspectives

Game Studio 2 (Games Design)


Major Project Development

Game Studio 3 (Games Design)


Work Placement


Major Project Production

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Game designer
  • Level designer
  • Analysts
  • Systems designer
  • Game economy designer
  • Simulation specialists
  • Community managers

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 $ AUD per year

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