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Bachelor of Information Technology (Simulation and Serious Games) (Honours)

Develop the skills required to produce complex interactive systems used in games design, preparing you to work in the serious gaming, training/education, entertainment gaming and defence industries. Simulation and serious games are important tools for modelling real-life scenarios for training, problem solving and research in a variety of fields.

Quick Facts

Duration: 4 years full-time
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: $35,600
Location: Bedford Park, Australia
Prerequisites: None
Assumed knowledge: None
IELTS total:
Pearson overall score: 50
CRICOS code: 074830E
Delivery mode: On campus

Why study Information Technology (Simulation and Serious Games) (Honours) at Flinders University:

  • Cover the tools and processes used in industry to design and build interactive experiences
  • Gain computing and mathematical skills required to develop simulations and serious games
  • Build a portfolio of work that demonstrates your capacity for planning, development and program design
  • Accredited by the Australian Computer Society
  • Study in our $120 million science and technology precinct at Tonsley


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


Graduates with qualifications in serious gaming are in demand across a broad range of industries like health, education, defence as well as the private sector. Your degree will prepare you to not only work in the simulation and serious games disciplines but also across traditional computing and information technology domains.

Potential occupations include:

  • digital content coordinator
  • data scientist
  • system modeller
  • game play developer
  • game programmer.

Potential employers include:

  • information technology services
  • educational institutions
  • health industry
  • defence industry
  • government bodies
  • private sector.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.