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Advanced Serious Games KIT423


A serious game is a digital game designed for a primary purpose beyond pure entertainment, such as education, behavioural change, or raising awareness of an issue. KIT423 Advanced Serious Games introduces the concepts, issues and techniques related to the design of serious games, such as ludology, behavioural, and educational psychology and allows you to design and develop a serious game, from the initial concept pitch, through the design and development processes, resulting in a commercially-ready game.


Unit name Advanced Serious Games
Unit code KIT423
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Dr Kristy de Salas

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


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5 x 170 minute lectures daily in week 1,  5x170minute tutorials in week 3, 4x170minute tutorials in week 9, 3 hour tutorials in weeks 2, 10


100% in-semester (4 assignments involving prototypes and reports, 25%, 30%, 20%, 25%)

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