AWARD COURSE

Advanced Diploma Program in Game Art



TAFE SA Code: CP00241

Incorporating: Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615)

Description

Your future as a game artist starts with this qualification. Explore all the skills required of artists in game development including: modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, game engines and drawing.

Duration
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Up to 12 months 

Full Time

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

  • Diploma in Game Art related area
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$2,803
$5,607
Concession
$2,121
$4,242

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$7,954
$15,908
    • Students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Game artist, Computer Animator as well as the simulations industry and film and advertising as 3D modellers and texture artists

    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.

    Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma Program in Game Art
    Learn advanced skills required of artists in game development. Specialise in environment creation as modellers and texture artists and develop a broad knowledge of the game development process. This course puts particular emphasis on modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, and game engines with a major team production. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 3 core units and 13 elective units.

    Qualification/Certification

    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    Qualification TAFE SA Code National Code
    Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media TP00932 CUA60615

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Engage in the business of creative practice 70
    Establish and maintain safe creative practice 30
    Evolve ideas for professional creative work 50

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Create digital visual effects 70
    Design and create models for a 3-D and digital effects environment 50
    Design digital simulations 50
    Design games 30
    Design interaction 40
    Develop lighting designs 30
    Develop storylines and treatments 50
    Establish the creative vision for screen productions 50
    Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level 80
    Implement design solutions 60
    Manage design realisation 50
    Realise productions 250
    Undertake project work 60
  • 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. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
    Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)
    Bachelor of Information Technology
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)
    Bachelor of Media
    Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Bachelor of Media Arts
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