Bachelor of Information Technology (Interactive Technologies and Game Design)
Imagine being at the cutting edge of enterprises where your ideas and programming are seen by millions of gaming enthusiasts, social network users and movie-goers. Career opportunities in this industry can take you around the world.
|Duration||3 years full time
Part time available
|Prerequisites||English; (Maths B desirable)|
Gaming is now mainstream entertainment, and it’s now entering a new phase. Games like the Australian made 'LA Noire' are “...more cinematic than a great deal of contemporary cinema – while being something entirely different...”
If you have the vision, we can give you the tools to make your own mark on popular culture.
What you will learn
You will study subjects from the disciplines of Information Technology, Creative Arts, and Business, including:
You will have a great deal of flexibility in choosing your subjects to suit your personal interests.
In addition to world-class lecturers, first-class facilities and subjects developed by industry experts, the Interactive Technologies and Games Design major also gives students the opportunity to demonstrate their potential by developing real-life projects – that means you’re part of the excitement from the get-go.
A degree in Interactive Technologies and Games Design can lead to a variety of exciting careers. The creative industries are currently valued at about $34 billion in Australia alone. Interactive technologies and games design is a growing market and skilled graduates are sought after.
Graduate careers include:
Simulations/ multimedia developer and/or designer
video games tester/ reviewer
mobile platform technologies designer/developer
digital product strategist
interface design and creation
interactive content creation
level and mission designer
user interface programmer.
Graduates are also suitable for IT project management, consulting and contracting in any IT-intensive industry.
Joint degree options
Joint degrees give students expertise in a complementary discipline in reduced time and can enhance career prospects. At JCU the Bachelor of Information Technology degree can be combined as a joint degree in:
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.