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CUA60620 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art & Design)

CUA60620 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art & Design)

National ID CUA60620 State ID AC85

Build the environments, characters and the vehicles/props for games

This Advanced Diploma offers hands-on artistic and technical training in game art. It delves into designing games and scripting game interactions.

Decorative image - Working on game art


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Let your artistic and  game design skills take you to the next level in games development

Computer Generated imagery (CG) artists and game developers work together to create video games, with CG artists responsible for designing and creating the visual elements of the game, such as environments, characters, and vehicles/props, while game developers focus on the programming, interaction and technical aspects of the game.

Unleash your potential as a game developer and CG artist with our Advanced Diploma qualification, learn to design games, script interactions, build stunning game art, characters and worlds using industry-standard tools. With our strong industry connections, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your work at the end-of-year Expo. By the end of the course, you'll have a professional showreel and your very own game creations.

You will be equipped to be competitive in the global market, using the same software and work practices employed by top games and animation studios all over the world.

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This course is highly practical and you will develop your creative abilities in:

  • 3D character modelling, texturing and rigging
  • Environment and prop creation
  • Concept art
  • Level design and gameplay
  • Game scripting and interactivity
  • Game prototype design
  • Software including Autodesk Maya, Unity, Pixologic Zbrush, Unreal, Substance Painter and Designer and Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative flair and strong designing abilities
  • Aptitude for solving complex technical problems
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Perth
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $5,772.04
(Tuition fee* $5,072.04 + Resource fee $700.00 )

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822



National ID Unit title
CUAPPR515 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUAIND611 Work professionally in the creative arts industry
CUAPPR613 Engage in the business of creative practice
CUAPPR615 Evolve ideas for professional creative work


National ID Unit title
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
CUAANM513 Design specifications for animation and digital visual effects
CUADIG512 Design digital applications
CUADIG517 Design digital simulations
CUADRT611 Establish creative vision for screen productions
CUAPPR611 Originate a body of independent creative work
CUAPPR616 Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level
CUASOU513 Develop sound designs
CUAWRT512 Develop storylines and treatments
ICTGAM533 Create complex 3-D interactive games
ICTGAM545 Manage technical art and rigging in 3-D animations
ICTGAM552 Create complex 3-D characters for games

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