Courses & Units

Game Design and Production KIT207

Hobart, Launceston



This unit introduces the topic of game design. Students will work in teams to design and document a game and develop a simple prototype of their design using an agile development methodology. Design topics that will be covered include concept development, world design, character design, story design, gameplay, game mechanics, user interface design, balancing and testing. In addition, students will be introduced to other skills that are essential for the game designer, such as 3D modelling, using level editing tools, and scripting.


Unit name Game Design and Production
Unit code KIT207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Ian Lewis

Teaching staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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KIT107 or KIT101 or KIT109

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KXG261, KIT507


Teaching Pattern

Lectures: 6x2hrs, weeks 1-5, 13 (recorded for online delivery)
Online modules: 13x2hrs
Labs: 12x2hrs, weeks 2-13 or online equivalent


50% exam, 50% in-semester (4 assignments worth 10%, 10%, 15%, 15%)

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