Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

New South Wales

Macquarie University

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Game Design and Development


The Bachelor of Arts has been reimagined by our world-leading academics in consultation with industry partners and public-sector organisations, so you can be assured you’ll acquire the transferable and technical skills needed for success in today’s and tomorrow’s workplaces. Our approach allows you to turn your passion into a career by exploring your interests in-depth, and by honing your skills and knowledge through practical experiences and expert teaching.

The Bachelor of Game Design and Development will provide you with a thorough grounding in software design and development. The addition of specialist units that critically appraise video games as designs and cultural media products means you’ll be equipped with the skills you’ll need for a successful career designing and creating the next wave of popular video games and virtual worlds.

Key features

  • Start your degree with foundational studies

    Develop your skills in critical analysis, problem-solving, digital communication, media literacy and teamwork.

  • Combine majors and get the competitive edge

    Tailor what you study by combining Macquarie majors. Choose one or two from more than 20 majors, or from a wide range of units.

  • Gain skills in all aspects of video gaming

    Study video games design, development and appreciation while gaining broad programming and software engineering knowledge.

  • Acquire a mix of theoretical and technical skills

    Get prepared to use current technologies and to create new technologies in the workforce.