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Advanced 3D Games Programming KIT409


this unit will introduce students to a number of topics related to 3D games programming. Students will learn about: low level game engine programming by extending a basic rendering framework; high level game logic programming by writing scripts to implement character behaviours; and GPU shader programming by writing and modifying shader programs to implement lighting, shadows and other effects.


Unit name Advanced 3D Games Programming
Unit code KIT409
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Robert Ollington

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


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Teaching Pattern

Lectures: 3hrs/wk in weeks 1-10, 13;

Labs: 2hrs/week in weeks 2-13


50% exam, 50% in-semester (3 assignments worth 15%, 15%, 20%)

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