1 year
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 9,343
NZD 14,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

This programme aims to enable students to develop computer games as part of a computer game development team, and to enable students to understand the role of members of a computer game development team. This programme leads to further study in computer game development or information technology.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have successfully completed the Southern Institute of Technology Diploma in Information Technology Level 5 programme or possess equivalent knowledge and skills, or have completed an external or overseas qualification which is considered to be the equivalent of the above qualification, as approved by the head of faculty.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, must be evaluated by the SIT International Department as having sufficient English competence to be able to succeed in the programme. ¬†Alternatively, applicants whose first language is not English, will be expected to have successfully completed the Certificate in Intensive English Language (Intermediate) or its equivalent.
  • All enrolments in the Diploma in Game Development programme are at the discretion of the Programme Manager and Head of Faculty as required. Provisional entry may be granted upon the approval of the Programme Manager.