Short Course
Game Development

Certificate in Game Development Micro-credential (Level 5)

Level 5
6 weeks

Develop practical skills in scripting and developing computer games. Learn game development concepts and the fundamental tools to create various types of games. 


Part-time evening course | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 6 – 9pm | Remote Learning | 6 Credits at Level 5


Learn how to script and develop a computer game!


Learn game development concepts and learn practical skills in scripting and developing computer games. An ideal course for experienced artists and designers wanting to work in game development roles. You’ll become confident working with game development software and produce playable levels and demos.  

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Object-Oriented Programming fundamentals  This module provides creative and technical tools and practices to develop a digital game. Learn the fundamentals of game development scripting and programming with C# in Unity.  

  • Introduction to Visual Studio and C# in a command-line application 

  • Debugging 

  • Programming with C# in Unity.  

  • MonoBehaviours, Start, Updates, Transforms and GameObjects 

  • Player input, basic character movement 

  • Basic vector maths  

  • Physics based movement 

  • Creating your own first-person controller 

  • Develop first-person shooter 

  • Working across scenes 

  • Programming with animations 


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Software: Unity Game Developer (free for personal use)

Equipment: For optimal performance when studying remotely, we recommend: 

  • Your computer is up to date (ensure you have the latest version of the necessary plug-ins, drivers, bug fixes and security updates) 

  • You have reliable internet speed and connection 

  • A webcam and microphone 

  • Do not use a Chromebook - Chromebooks are not intended for heavy-duty processing such as Adobe Creative Cloud products or rendering software. 

Domestic Students: $790.00 (incl. GST)

International Students: $1,575.00 tuition fee + $447.50 registration fee (including GST)**

**International students, Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only. Payment Options (Domestic Students only)

  • Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations/Schools only)

  • Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)

Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify the fees, scheduled time and course structure. To see more about other Terms and Conditions, please click here.

Learners will be eligible to enter this micro-credential if they:  

  • Are at least 16 years old, and  

  • Have basic computer skills and an interest in game development 

  • Hold NCEA Level 2 or equivalent evidence that they have the ability to succeed in the micro-credential  

Students with English as a second language require IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) with no band lower than 5.0. 


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