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Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in Game Art)

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time
National CodeCUF60107
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
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Example Career ProfileComputer AnimatorComputer Animator
FacultiesArts and Design
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 Information Session:Tuesday 8 November, 2016
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Level 1, Room CGI2, Adelaide College of the Arts

Course Admission Requirements (for Competitive Applications)

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    Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

    1. CSPA score

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • Delivery of this course will commence at Adelaide College of the Arts from Semester 2, 2017.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Graduates holding the qualifications from this program have found employment in the game industry, simulations industry, film and advertising as 3D modellers and texture artists. Some graduates have also started their own companies in game development where working in mobile; iOS and Android is becoming increasingly popular. For best results take advantage of our articulation arrangements with Flinders University below. Applicants to this course should be mindful that employment should be sought nationally and that employers are interested in graduates with excellent portfolios and employability skills.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in Game Art) (CUF60107)
    As a game art student you will learn the skills required of artists in game development. Game artists are chiefly modellers and texturers but also have a broad knowledge of the game development process. This course puts particular emphasis on modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, game engines and drawing. 2 core units plus 14 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

    Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in Game Art)

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)10854YesDetails
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship7236YesDetails
    Bachelor of Media7236YesDetails
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)7218Details
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)7218Details
    University of South AustraliaBachelor of Media Arts10836Details


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.