Media Design School (RTO 41343) at Torrens University Australia
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full time | 2 years accelerated full time | 6 years part time
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
Whether you dream of working for AAA game studios like Blizzard and Bethesda, or want to program innovative indie games like Braid or Super Meat Boy, your career as a games programmer starts here!
The Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) course gives you everything you need to get your hands dirty and build your programming skills from the ground up.
You'll get to:
By studying with the Media Design School at Torrens University Australia, you'll also be studying at one of the top 3 design schools in the world, while having access to a global network of Laureate International Universities.
In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.
Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:
Media Design School students showcase their work at the IGN Select Awards
There are two ways to gain entry into this course:
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this software engineering and game-programming course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) from Media Design School at Torrens University Australia.
You'll graduate with an amazing show-reel, industry contacts and the hands-on coding skills needed to jump right into working at a games studio.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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