Games Development, Minor (0323)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0323

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

Computer gaming is a prominent component of modern popular culture and is a major, worldwide industry. Developing computer gaming software requires core programming skills and an understanding of the principles behind computer graphics, physics, and linear algebra. Students develop this knowledge through practical, industry-relevant activities to design modules and games. Students also learn the structure of game engines and engine programming. This minor provides students with a solid skillset for games development.


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Full-time Internal
Campbelltown Campus Part-time Internal
Parramatta Victoria Road Campus Full-time Internal
Parramatta Victoria Road Campus Part-time Internal
Penrith Campus Full-time Internal
Penrith Campus Part-time Internal

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 10013D Modelling Fundamentals10
MATH 2010Linear Algebra10
COMP 2011Games Technology10
COMP 3024Video Games Development10
Total Credit Points40