Intro to Game Programming

This introductory short course has been designed to help develop the skills and knowledge to create 3D games using the 3D game engine, Unity. Get an introduction to industry standard tools and techniques for game development. Learn C# to script game interaction and design game mechanics to create gameplay.

This short course will provide you with a portfolio piece which will help establish or enhance your portfolio of work for entry into our Career Courses.

Topics

  • Intro to C# Programming in Unity
  • Game Physics
  • Gameplay Manipulation
  • Artificial Intelligence

Course Fees and Start Dates

Please see course start dates and associated fees below.

  • Commencing 25th Aug 2020
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Tues session
  • This course is only delivered ONLINE
  • Half Semester (8 weeks)
  • Full Fee: $250
  • Year 10, 11 and 12: $250

Courses fees include a non-refundable enrolment fee ($65).

This is a 100% online delivered course so there is a reasonable bandwidth speed required (512kbps minimum recommended) and downloads may vary from 60MB – 100MB per week for classes. An initial download of the software will be needed and this is around 9GB.

The minimum suggested computer specifications are:

  • Headset with microphone

Windows

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster (recommended)
  • 8 GB Ram
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card

Mac

  • maxOS 10.13.5 High Sierra
  • Quad-core Intel, 2.5 GHz or faster (recommended)
  • 8 GB Ram
  • Metal 1.2 Compatible Graphics Card

If your current computer meets these specifications, you will be able to install and run the software required for your course.

Online students will need the following software to successfully complete the course:

  • Unity Game Engine Personal (Free) - download link
  • Web browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox

Students will also need an internet connection, preferably broadband for streaming live discussions, collaboration and downloads.