Diploma of Creative Arts (Game Design)

The video game industry is a booming one, so there’s no better time to do a diploma in game design from JMC Academy.

This extensive course will teach you the fundamentals of game development, from drawing, to animation and graphics, and help develop the skills you’ll need to enter this field.

With expert instruction from industry professionals and hands on experience with the techniques and equipment used in the production of games this will help you get your career started as a game designer, character artist or even game tester!

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Career Opportunities
  • Game Designer
  • Level Designer
  • 2D / 3D Artist
  • Game Tester
  • Character Designer / Artist
  • Storywriter / Scriptwriter

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


At least 17 years of age, a written application & interview


NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

VIC - Melbourne

Course length
Full-time: 1 year
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Start date

3 start dates per year.

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Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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  • Written application
  • Minimum of 17 years of age
  • Interview
  • Basic drawing skills

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Drawing & Concept
  • Creative Thinking
  • Concept Development
  • 3D Studio Skills
  • Animation History
  • Figure Drawing
  • Game Development Art

Course structure

8 units


  1. Production art 1

  2. Creative process

  3. Game programming I

  4. Introduction to 3D

  5. Game art I

  6. Game studies

  7. Production art II

  8. 3D animation I

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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