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Diploma of Game Development: Self-Accrediting Authority 16 December 2020

Self-accrediting authority

Report on authority of SAE Institute Pty Limited to self-accredit nominated courses of study

On 16 December 2020, TEQSA authorised, under section 41 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), SAE Institute Pty Limited to self-accredit its courses of study at Australian Qualification Framework levels 5, 6 and 7 in the following narrow fields of education:

  • 1001 Performing Arts
  • 1003 Visual Arts
  • 1005 Graphic and Design Studies
  • 1007 Communication and Media Studies
  • 1099 Other Creative Arts
  • 0201 Computer Science

Providers with authority to self-accredit nominated courses of study are not required to submit applications to TEQSA for accreditation or renewal of accreditation of courses within the scope of their authority to self-accredit.

SAE Institute Pty Ltd's authority to self-accredit nominated courses of study from 16 December 2020 includes the following courses of study currently listed on the National Register:

  • Undergraduate Certificate in Augmented and Virtual Reality Application Development
  • Diploma of Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Diploma of Game Development
  • Diploma of Audio Production
  • Diploma of Music Production
  • Diploma of 3D Animation
  • Diploma of Graphic Design
  • Diploma of Film
  • Associate Degree of Games Development
  • Associate Degree of Audio
  • Associate Degree of Film
  • Associate Degree of Design
  • Associate Degree of Animation
  • Bachelor of Games Development (Games Programming)
  • Bachelor of Games Development (Games Design)
  • Bachelor of Audio (Studio Production)
  • Bachelor of Audio (Post Production)
  • Bachelor of Film (Production)
  • Bachelor of Film (Post Production)
  • Bachelor of Design (Graphic Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Web Design)
  • Bachelor of Animation (3D Modelling)
  • Bachelor of Animation (Character Animation)
  • Bachelor of Animation (Visual Effects)

Please visit SAE Institute Pty Ltd's website for information on the courses of study offered.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made this decision on the basis that it was satisfied that the application for self-accrediting authority in the narrow fields of education listed above by SAE Institute Pty Ltd meets the Criteria for Seeking Authority for Self-Accreditation of Courses of Study of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015.