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Statement of Attainment in Intro to Unreal Engine for Game Art Development

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Overview About this course

Get your head in the game, be inspired and get a step closer to a vibrant career in gaming development. Gain an introduction to Unreal Engine to create 3D effects, set up 3D models, materials shaders and particle effects.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Work to a brief

  • Apply textures and shaders to 3D models

  • Layer model textures and apply lighting

  • Create prototypes and make adjustments consistent with feedback

  • Explore and experiment with visual design ideas

  • Conduct research into media products, designs, images and artworks

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • Unreal Engine basic skills to build upon

  • Learn new concepts as the technology progresses

  • A pathway to further study in Game Development

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Adequate hardware capabilities to run the software (ideally minimum 16GB ram, Geforce 1080 or better, intel core i5 or faster)

  • Intermediate use of computers including file system and saving files

  • Interest in the gaming industry and generating visual concept designs for games

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: animator, 2D artist, 3D generalist, concept artist, game designer and level designer with the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development).

Study pathways

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Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Intro to Unreal Engine for Game Art Development does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Create visual design components CUADIG304

  • Apply simple textures and shading to three-dimensional (3D) models for digital games ICTGAM305

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

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  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

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