Explore our Games and Animation courses

Why study Games and Animation with us?

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Access The Arcade, Australia's first games co-working space

Choose Games and Animation at Swinburne

We offer a range of gaming courses that:

  • combine design principles with practical learning 
  • offer hands-on production experience and test your creativity
  • showcase digital media's latest technologies 
  • explore society’s impact on the games and animations we produce
  • will start your future in the burgeoning digital media, media, and gaming industries.

Browse our courses to find detailed information, application dates, ATAR scores, fees, entry requirements and more.

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Featured Games and Animation courses

Student work in stop motion animation

  • A model of a black cart carrying creepy grey figure is in focus with the background blurred
    Stop motion student work
  • Film production space featuring an abstract multi coloured forrest set
    Stop motion student work
  • Digital camera setup upon stand ready to capture wooden figurine in blurred background
    Stop motion student work
Discover The Arcade

Discover The Arcade

Australia’s first games co-working space, The Arcade houses some of the country’s most exciting developers. Learn how The Arcade is giving Swinburne students access to industry and hear about some of its biggest success stories.