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This major provides students with hands-on game design experience, as well as knowledge of narrative and immersion (drawing the player into the game), and theories of design (both general and specific to games) to provide the skills necessary to create interesting and unique game worlds. Cover both the technical and creative aspects of games development. Be prepared for a career in games design, animator, special effects developer, or mobile entertainment developer. The Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments (Game Design) gives students the opportunity to join the growing industry of digital environments and electronic games by acquiring expertise in the development of computer games and other forms of interactive media. The course has a strong foundation in information technology, design and creative thinking. This major will give students practical skills in games design and development. Students will acquire underlying theoretical knowledge across a range of disciplines including psychology (for example, motivation) and sociology (for example, cultural impact) and become proficient at effectively communicating design ideas and proposals. QUT's Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments degree is the most successful degree of its kind in Queensland, with strong connections to local games industries, as well as other industry partners in game-based technology.