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AIE Incubator Teams @ PAX Prime 2014
26-Sep-2014

AIE Incubator teams have just returned from showing off their games at PAX Prime Seattle. Jessica Ja..

AIE's CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award
09-Sep-2014

Congratulations to John De Margheriti, Executive Chairman and CEO of the Academy of Interactive Ente..

Industry Experience Day Wednesday 1st Oct 2014
04-Sep-2014

ied Wednesday 1st October 2014, 10am to 3pm. Considering a career in games, 3D or VFX? Indus..

Once in a Lifetime Event for AIE Alumni
21-May-2014

Next week the top alumni from the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) will be packing the..

Collateral Steam
08-May-2014

Last week 2012 AIE Incubator team, Dancing Dinosaur Games, was Greenlit on Steam for the..

AIE graduates work on Harley Quinn fan film
02-May-2014

If you are into fan films then look no further! The Academy of Interactive Entertainment has par..

Top Tips for Game Jams
02-May-2014

Game Jam, two words that are synonymous with creativity in the game development community. Game..

Programming Expose with Jack Mccallum
30-Apr-2014

1. Who are you and what course are you enrolled in? My name is Jack McCallum and I am en..

Earth Ravaged by Beasts!
10-Apr-2014

Recently we caught up with a group of second year Advanced Diploma of Screen & Film students..

AIE Graduates Star on The Lego Movie
04-Apr-2014

After breaking box office records across the United States (and the rest of the world), The..

World's best speak at AIE
11-Mar-2014

Over the past few weeks, AIE has hosted representatives from some of the world's top studios to ..

AIE Funds for Incubated Indie Studios
05-Mar-2014

The nation’s leading games educator launches the Post-Incubator Development Grant to help kick..

AIE team 'The Grey Room' receives honorable mention at IGF for game 'Flying Fish'
06-Feb-2014

Recently a group of AIE graduates (team name 'The Grey Room') received an honorable mention at t..

AIE Grads work on The Hobbit; The Desolation of Smaug
04-Feb-2014

As Bilbo Baggins continues on his quest to help the dwarves in Middle Earth, two AIE graduates h..

Still Life Stars at Tropfest 22
09-Dec-2013

Still Life, the short animated film created by five Advanced Diploma of Screen students ..

Nnooo publishing Evil Aliens debut game ORBITOR
01-Oct-2013

Sydney based developer Nnooo recently announced that they will be publishing ORBITOR, the debut game..

2014 Applications are now open
19-Aug-2013

If you're ready to make game development, 3D animation and/or visual effects your career, then t..

PAX AUS highlights Australian game development
08-Aug-2013

30,000 gamers took over the Melbourne Showgrounds as part of the first Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) h..

Student in Focus - Tallon Watt
11-Jul-2013

Tallon Watt is currently in her second year of the Advanced Diploma of Professional Game De..

AIE Graduates credited on Bioshock Infinite
10-Jun-2013

Congratulations to all the graduates working at 2K Australia in Canberra for their amazing work ..

AIE Graduates credited on The Great Gatsby
09-Jun-2013

Really proud of all our graduates working at Animal Logic who worked on the The Great Gatsby. Yo..

PlayStation® First launched in Australia with AIE
20-May-2013

Sony Computer Entertainment Australia (SCE Aust.) has today announced the launch of the PlayStat..

AIE Breaks Guinness World Record
07-May-2013

On May 5th, 2012 the Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Melbourne organised a Guinnes..


Certificate and Short Courses

Certificate II & III Courses

A Certificate II or a Certificate III with AIE can prove a great introduction to game programming or 3D animation. The courses are delivered regularly throughout the year and run in the evenings over several weeks or in an intensive format.

Game Programming Foundations

This Certificate II course teaches students how to program using C#. It's designed to introduce students to programming career opportunities in games, interactivity and creative industries.

 
Game Development Foundations

The Certificate III course will allow you to create 3D games using Unity 3D. Students will be introduced to C# and learn techniques for game development.

C++ Programming Foundations

This Certificate III course introduces the C++ programming language that is widely used in the games industry. A flexible course allowing students to study at their own pace and time.

Game Design Foundations

This Certificate III course will teach you how to develop a game from initial concept to playable demo using the Unity 3D game engine. 

 
3D Animation Foundations

This Certificate II course is designed to educate students on how to create 3D characters, worlds and movies.