Press start on your career in Gaming

Game Art and Animation Accredited Course Dual Diploma CUA51020: Diploma of Screen and Media and CUA51120: Diploma of Visual Arts

Key Topics

Key Topics

A mix of structured and open projects allows you to learn fundamental skills as well as develop key skill sets and styles in pursuit of your individual career ambitions. Key topics include:

  • Games and Industry Analysis

  • Concept Art

  • 3D Modelling

  • Animation

  • Game Environment

  • Creative Development and Elective

Martian Quest's lead character, illustrated in bright colours

Offical Diploma from Australian Regisered Training Organisation

Begin by learning the fundamental skills used in the creation of game art and animation. After learning a broad set of skills, you will be able to focus on the skill sets you want to master and discover how they fit within the industry. As an individual artist you can pursue your own styles and goals within the structure of the curriculum.

Get accredited in:

CUA51020 - Diploma of Screen and Media

CUA51120 - Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Delivery

Blended Learning: Online & Classroom

CUA51020 -Diploma of Screen and Media

Engage in blended  learning allowing you to gain and master skills more efficiently and effectively than traditional education methods

Fundamental skills and tools are learned through structured and perpetually updated online content meaning that you can revise content at any time. This means classroom sessions will not be weighed down by the delivery of generic content and instead can focus on developing an understanding of higher concepts and ideas on the implementation of creativity, troubleshooting and problem-solving individual projects, and discussing key industry topics with your peers and advisors. 

A project focussed accredited diploma means that as well as gaining a fully recognised qualification you will also acquire extensive hands-on experience and valuable showreel content

Course Duration: 41 Weeks

CUA51020 -
Diploma of Screen and Media

CUAPPR512 - Develop sustainability of own
professional practice*
CUADES412 - Interpret and respond to a design brief* CUADIG518 - Refine digital art techniques*
CUAIND411 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields* BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work*

CUAANM302 - Create 3D digital animations CUAANM313 - Create 3D digital models CUAANM411 - Create advanced 3D digital models CUAANM412 - Create digital visual effects CUAANM511 - Create 3D digital character animations CUAANM512 - Create 3D digital environment

CUA51120 -
Diploma of Visual Arts

CUAIND412 - Provide freelance services*
CUAIND512 - Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge*
CADES412 - Interpret and respond to a design brief* CUADES512 - Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief CUADIG518 - Refine digital art techniques*
CUADIG519 - Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art
CUADRA501 - Refine drawing techniques
CUADRA502 - Investigate drawing materials and processes CUAIND411 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields* BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work*

Possible Careers

3D Animator •  Environment Modeler • Texture Artist • UI Design • Level Designer • Technical Artist Character Animator • Rigger • 2D Artist

As a graduate of Rich Gaming Academy you will be poised to be involved in a variety of industry opportunities. From independent games and contracting needs to game studios or creating your own digital content. Rich gaming academy will be the launching pad to the rest of your career in this booming industry.

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