Our games development courses will build your skills and knowledge in the design and programming of computer games, and enable you to play an important role in this growing industry.

You’ll gain a strong understanding of how designing multimedia and internet technologies applies to games development. You'll also gain database, networking and project management skills through our courses.

By the time you graduate, you’ll understand how to make a video or computer game as well as apps. You’ll have the confidence and skills to pursue a career in the booming games development industry.

Future careers can be found in games design and development, general software design and development, and multimedia development.

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    Become a video game designer

    Want to know how to become a game designer? Read on to discover the pathway to becoming a game designer or developer and how you can enter the game industry.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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