Graduate Diploma of Game Development

Media Design School Limited

Subject area

Computer Science not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have previous tertiary qualification in creative or technical fields, intermediate/upper level of computing and aptitude in mathematics (programming stream) or creative portfolio/showreel showing a high degree of creativity (game art stream). Graduates from the school's creative programmes meet the prerequisites.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates have the capablity of entering the gaming industry as skilled game developers (game art or game programming) and being able to show they have the experience of working on a game production project.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:

$43,000

Median earnings one year after study

$44,000

Median earnings two years after study

$57,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

80%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.gcsb.govt.nz/working-for-us/gcsb-women-in-stem-scholarship/

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 303 0402
Fax: (09) 303 0646
Email: fscott@mediadesignschool.com
Web: http://www.mediadesignschool.com

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Sources

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