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Bachelor of Creative Media in Games Art and Design

Murdoch University
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Take your passion for video games to the next level and develop the creative thinking and production skills that you need for a career in the games industry.

In this course you’ll level up your knowledge of games art and design processes, production concepts and industry-standard tools and techniques. By creating games and mods you’ll learn about animation, 3D modelling, concept art, and designing for mobile and virtual reality platforms.

This major allows you to explore different areas of specialisation to suit your dream career path, so you’ll learn what’s involved working as a: concept artist, games designer or technical artist.

For roles in concept art, you’ll learn how to bring your ideas to life, building skills in 2D illustration and character design. For roles in games design, you’ll learn to construct virtual worlds, as well as techniques for level design and developing high-concept gameplay. And for roles in production art, you’ll learn to create characters, props and terrains, and will explore production art processes for 3D modelling, animation and texture painting.

Depending on the area you choose, you can learn how game designers create games and gamified systems around systems of play, how concept artists transform ideas into visuals, or how production artists create characters, props and terrains.  This allows you to gain the benefits of the fundamental concepts in digital art workflows and design, as well as the relevance and experience of working with industry best-practices.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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About this institute

Murdoch University was established in 1973 as a research university. It was named after Sir Walter Murdoch, a prominent Australian academic and essayist, famous for his intelligence, wit and humanity and Murdoch strives to live up to Sir Walter’s vision....

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