Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Course Location

New South Wales

Macquarie University

Bachelor of Game Design and Development

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

With a thorough grounding provided in software design and development, as well as specialist units that critically appraise video games as designs and cultural media products, this degree will equip you with the skills you’ll need for a successful career designing and creating the next wave of popular video games and virtual worlds. Angry Birds. Candy Crush. Minecraft. Call of Duty. Grand Theft Auto. Thanks to each of these, the gaming industry today is worth billions of dollars. And thanks to the proliferation of handheld devices, gaming is more accessible than ever before – with people of all ages, genders and backgrounds able to get their game on.




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Standard entry requirements

Recommended Studies: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or HSC Mathematics Extension 2 plus HSC Information Processes and Technology and/or HSC Software Design and Development, or equivalent. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.