The Bachelor of Creative Software brings computer science, art and design, social science and business knowledge together in a transdisciplinary approach to produce future innovators.
You’ll learn to think critically while you work on commercially-relevant projects in a studio-like environment. Our passionate tutors and industry mentors will upskill you in everything you need to know from concept development to app design, game art and User Experience design.
WHY IS THIS DEGREE DIFFERENT?
The Bachelor of Creative Software doesn’t just focus on computer science theory, it also builds skills, positioning you for success in this ever-changing world.
Designed collaboratively with industry, you’ll graduate with in-demand skills. Think project management skills, business and commercial acumen and User Experience expertise. Learn how to make software for a range of platforms and devices - and boost your entrepreneurial smarts while you’re at it.
WHAT YOU’LL STUDY
This programme is heavily focused on project-based learning.
Over 50% of course time will be dedicated to tutor-led programming, with an additional 15% orientated around group projects, so you will come out with real world skills.
UX Design for Web/Mobile App (CS101)
Development Principles for Website and Mobile Web App (CS102)
Website & Mobile App Projects (CS103)
UX Principles for Game Design (CS104)
Development Principles for Mobile Games (CS105)
Mobile Game Projects (CS106)
Technical Design for Software (CS201)
AR/VR App on Mobile (CS202)
Mobile App Projects (CS203)
Society, Enterprise, Innovation (CS204)
AR/VR Projects (CS205)
Investigative Studio 2 (CS301)
Capstone Project/Internship (CS302)
The Bachelor of Creative Software will help you develop skills and knowledge in computer science, programming, emerging technologies, project management and the soft skills you need to participate in a real-world team. With an additional focus on innovation and entrepreneurship you will finish your degree ready to carve you own path in computational jobs across the creative, business and science sectors.
User Experience (UX) Designer
User Interface (UI) Designer
Web Systems Specialist
Full Stack Web Developer
Digital Project Manager
WHY CHOOSE AMES?
We provide students with a gateway to the IT industry and jobs of the future. We support and inspire dynamic, team-orientated and technically talented graduates who will help to grow New Zealand’s global reputation as skilled innovators while propelling their own careers forward.
Animation College, as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications that are offered by AMES - The Institute of IT. Animation College is a category 1 provider.
25 February 2019
$9,646.14 + $340 Student Services Levy (Per year)
(Eligible for 'Fees-Free' study)
$68,428 + $9,000 Course Fee
The New Zealand Government has imposed an international student levy on tuition and course related fees. From 1 January 2019 the levy will be 0.89% of the compulsory tuition fees.
NZQF level 7
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NCEA University Entrance (UE), or equivalent CIE/IB grades; or
Equivalent qualification from an overseas secondary school or tertiary institution
Applicants who do not meet general admission requirements and are at least 16 (and under 20).
Significant level of achievement in Year 12; or
Completion of relevant foundation programme or tertiary qualification
For applicants who do not meet requirements for general admission, are over 20 or older, New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, and have relevant experience and skills.
Professional portfolio; and/or
Documented industry experience
*Term dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. AMES reserves the right to modify schedules to best accommodate the internal running of the institute and to best serve the student learning experience.