Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Course Location


Griffith University

Bachelor of Games Design

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

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 gameart 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 havethe opportunity to engage with industry practitioners and gain hands-on experience with games production.


  • Animating: Mechanics and Motion
  • Concept Design Fundamentals
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Contemporary Issues and Games Design
  • Digital Music Composition
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Drawing for Moving Image
  • Experimental Games Design
  • Games History and Culture
  • Interactive Music
  • Introduction to Game Development
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Mechanics in Action: Arcade Games
  • Principles of Animation
  • Principles of Games Design 1
  • Principles of Games Design 2
  • Programming for Interactive Media
  • Reading the Moving Image
  • Scriptwriting 1
  • Serious Games


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith’s innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

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