AWARD COURSE

Advanced Diploma Program in Game Art/Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design) - Flinders Uni Pathway



TAFE SA Code: DP00042

Study pathway: Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015)

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
Print Course Page
Up to 5 years 

Full Time

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
Code
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.

Total Fees
Subsidised
$5,606
Concession
$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
$15,908

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $20.00 for Contribution for participation in final industry presentation.

Please note that fees and funding status only apply to the initial TAFE SA qualification. Check the course page or relevant university website for details on the secondary qualification. Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into.

    • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
    • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
    • No further application will be required.
    • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependent on the pathway selected.
    • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
    • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list
    • 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.

    Read More

    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.

    Read More

    FEE-HELP

    FEE-HELP is a Government loan scheme that assists eligible higher education students enrolled in eligible higher education courses to pay their tuition fees. Eligible students can choose to use a FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of their tuition fees.

    Read More

    Payment Plan

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

    Read More

  • Employment Outcomes

    Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Executive Producer; Games Developer; Producer/Director/Screen Writer.

    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 Program in Game Art/Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design) - Flinders Uni Pathway
    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.

    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
    Originate and develop concepts 30
    Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity 65

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Conceive and develop lighting designs 30
    Create digital visual effects 100
    Design animation and digital visual effects 80
    Design digital simulations 50
    Design games 30
    Design innovative products 50
    Design interaction 40
    Design web environments 50
    Develop sound design 50
    Develop storylines and treatments 50
    Establish the creative vision for screen productions 50
    Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level 80
    Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools 60
    Manage design realisation 50
    Manage projects 60
    Realise productions 250
    Realise productions 280
    Write persuasive copy 50
    Write scripts 50
  • 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 Information Technology (Digital Media)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
    Bachelor of Information Technology
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)
    Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Bachelor of Media
    Bachelor of Media
    Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Bachelor of Media Arts
    Bachelor of Media Arts
    Bachelor of Design (Illustration and Animation)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts
︿
Back to Top