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SIT255 - Advanced Game Development

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tim Wilkin


SIT153 or SIT251



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


This unit builds on the outcomes of the introductory game programming unit to provide students with knowledge and understanding of advanced game programming techniques in the areas of game software architectures, artificial intelligence and physics simulation. These techniques will be investigated within the context of event-based and model-based simulation of game environments and the dynamic entities operating within them. Upon completion of this unit students will be able to program complex, interactive games and simulations using advanced, industry-relevant programming techniques.


Examination 40%, two assignments (30%, 30%) 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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