Course Details - Game Design Year 2: Screen and Media - Game Art Foundations (Ocean View College B-12)

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Course TitleGame Design Year 2: Screen and Media - Game Art Foundations
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationOcean View College B-12
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
This is the second year of the Game Design course. Whilst students can exit after one year with the Certificate II, this course is the Certificate III in Screen and Media. Year 1 is an animation focus. Year 2 is a gaming focus.
DescriptionThe Game Art Foundations course will teach students how to develop 3D environments, characters and animation for interactive games. Game art development is an exciting and dynamic entertainment medium that is quickly being adapted into traditional areas such as architecture, product design and film making as well as emerging technologies such as VR and AR. The course covers the techniques of making 3D artwork for games including: • Concept art • 3D modelling • Texturing • Animation • Lighting • Gray-boxing • Creating animated game characters • Creating interactive environments • Adding audio • Interactive game play elements The Game Art Foundations course teaches students best practice for a creative and iterative pipeline with the importance on developing quality 3D artwork for games. Students will work with real-time game engines to showcase their creativity and build their technical knowledge in order to maximise their artwork within fun and engaging game environments.
PathwaysThis course gives students an excellent start if they are considering a career in game design, 3D art, animation, visual effects, interactivity or other creative industries. Successful completion of the course will allow you to continue to develop games and build a portfolio for entry into AIE’s Advanced Diploma level courses, as well as other further studies.
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of Game Design Year 1.
Special RequirementsOwn external hard drive (minimum 500 GB).
Delivery Location(s)Ocean View College B-12, Gedville Road, Taperoo, SA, 5017
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Ocean View College B-12 on Mondays from 09:00 until 15:00
Commencement date 05/02/18
Work Placement0 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 70 SACE credits
If students completed the Certificate II in Creative Industries in the first year, the credit breakdown is 70 credits at Stage 2 and 30 credits at Stage 1.
QualificationCertificate III in Screen and Media (National code CUA31015)
RTOAcademy of Interactive Entertainment (National Code 88021)
CompulsoryBSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills   (40 nominal hours)
 BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others   (20 nominal hours)
 CUAIND301Work effectively in the creative arts industry   (20 nominal hours)
 BSBDES201Follow a design process   (40 nominal hours)
 BSBDES303Explore and apply creative design process to 3D forms   (50 nominal hours)
 CUAACD201Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas   (60 nominal hours)
 CUAANM302Create 3D digital animations   (75 nominal hours)
 CUAANM303Create 3D digital models   (75 nominal hours)
 CUASOU304Prepare audio assets   (30 nominal hours)
 ICTICT308Use advanced features of computer applications   (40 nominal hours)
 BSBDES301Explore use of colour   (40 nominal hours)
Student Cost$100.00
This consists of a $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee, payable to your Home School.
Home School Cost$800.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost plus $500.00 (GST free) RTO fee, invoiced to the Home School by Ocean View College.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessSuccessful completion of year 1 of this course (Game Design: 3D Animation Foundations).
Public TransportOuter Harbour train line to Taperoo Station.
Contact PersonMr Ryan Westell, Phone 82481422, Mobile 0400381971, Email
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Ocean View College
Academy of Interactive Entertainment

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