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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 2037

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
168591

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

To provide students with the knowledge and skills to design games to suit an identified audience.

Course content

This course builds upon the course Introduction to Games Production and enables students to develop their skills and knowledge in world building and environmental storytelling. Students will develop practical game creation skills in an industry standard game engine, including importing assets and the rendering pipeline for 3D engines.

Textbook(s)

Paterson, E., Simpson-Williams, T. and Cordner, W., 2019, Once Upon a Pixel: Storytelling and Worldbuilding in Video Games, 1st, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA

Schell, J 2018, The Art of Games Design: A Book of Lenses, 3rd, Taylor & Francis Ltd , Great Britain

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GRAP 1030 Introduction to Games Design

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online (Seminar) 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 1125 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
Presentation 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Creative work 2025 words (equivalent) 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Project 1125 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
Presentation 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Creative work 2025 words (equivalent) 45% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Project 1125 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
Presentation 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Creative work 2025 words (equivalent) 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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