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SIT204 - Mathematics and Physics for Games

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Tim Wilkin

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are expected to actively engage in online support activities for a minimum of 1 hour per week. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.

Content

The purpose of this unit is for students to develop problem solving, critical thinking skills, and mathematics and physics knowledge and skills for relevant to the development of computer games. Students are required to create mathematical representations of common phenomena in virtual worlds and apply these models to solve computational problems that arise in the design and development of games. Students will study mathematics and physics concepts, techniques, patterns and models that are used commonly in computer game development as well as other computing applications.

Assessment

Tests (4 x 10% class test) 40%, mathematical modelling and analysis task 20%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2796$2845

* 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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