Gamers have the skills to not only change the world but create entire new ones. At SAE, you'll learn how to take your passion for games and turn it into a successful, exciting career.
SAE games coursesFrom certificates through to postgraduate degrees, you can easily build on your qualifications to suit your career goals.
DIPLOMA OF AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY
DIPLOMA OF AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITYDIPLOMA OF GAME DEVELOPMENT
DIPLOMA OF GAME DEVELOPMENTASSOCIATE DEGREE OF GAMES DEVELOPMENT
ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF GAMES DEVELOPMENTBACHELOR OF GAMES DEVELOPMENT
BACHELOR OF GAMES DEVELOPMENTMASTER OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
MASTER OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
Why study games with SAE
Collaborative project-based learning.We’re output-focused and interested in developing your skills and competencies as a creative practitioner. That’s why at SAE you’ll be in small classes working on real-world projects. You’ll have opportunities to collaborate virtually and on-campus with audio technicians, designers, filmmakers, designers, animators and other game developers.
Gameplay programming Game engine scripting Game design C++ and C# programming language Tools development
tools & software
A MYRIAD OF CAREER OUTCOMES
Game economy designer
& many more
Games student work
Expert spotlight: Adrian BruchAs an interactive designer, Adrian designed and created the first touch screen computer interactive exhibit at the Royal Show and was involved in designing and delivering Australia’s first interactive digital services for Telstra. Adrian Bruch | Animation & Design lecturer
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Expert spotlight: Thejaswi PadmanabhaA keen developer, Thejaswi has actively contributed from Games Development to Mobile Apps Development to Machine Learning. He has actively contributed in the past to various open-source projects including Google APIs and Moodle. Thejaswi Padmanabha | Design & Games lecturer
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Expert spotlight: Nathan JensenNathan Jensen is a programmer by nature, so has the default characteristics associated with that role: decent at maths, analytical mind, a bit of an introvert at first and loves to play with new technology. Nathan Jensen | Games lecturer
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Is Games for you?
We have outlined some considerations and suitability recommendations to consider before you study Games at SAE.
- a strong sense of creativity and imagination
- a willingness and ability to collaborate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including industry practitioners
- have technical, computer and software skills
- have critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- adaptability to changing technologies and industry trends
- possess an interest in the societal, ethical and cultural factors influencing creative industries
- a willingness to devote up to 10 hours per week for every 10 credit points you study. This will allow for scheduled classes, personal study and project work.
- a keen interest in programming and software development
- aptitude in mathematics and the application of various software platforms used to develop games and media
- a basic understanding of game design principles and gameplay mechanics.