- Code COMP3540
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Computing
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science, Human Centred Computing, Creative Arts
This course will provide a holistic grounding for game development, including elements of design, development, and production. Students will learn about key theories of game design and development and develop practical game development skills using leading professional development tools. Students will additionally learn from experienced industry professionals via guest lectures and engagement opportunities.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Explain game development theory and architecture
- Apply appropriate techniques and tools in the production of video games
- Analyse how game elements influence player experience
- Work effectively in a team environment to create video games
- Successfully communicate game development ideas, concepts, designs, models, and processes
- Game Proposal (20) [LO 1,3,5]
- Game Labs (20) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Development Process (20) [LO 2,4]
- Game Project (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Approximately 130 hours of study, including lectures, workshops, labs, project work, and self-directed study and assessment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|22 Jul 2024
|29 Jul 2024
|31 Aug 2024
|25 Oct 2024