Games for SACE Program

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Games for SACE Program

SACE Subject Packages

SACE Stage 1 - 40 credits


This course provides students with the opportunity to achieve all SACE Stage 1 compulsory requirements in literacy, numeracy and Exploring Identities and Futures (EIF), through engaging with and studying video games. It is taught in an integrated way to connect learning and support essential skill and personal development.

Students studying Games for SACE A will explore topics such as games in the media, data in context, game statistics, themes and cyberpunk. In Games for SACE B, students will investigate areas including game advocacy, the hero's journey, superheroes and origin stories as well as the world of work within the game industry. 

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
Games for SACE is a 40-credit integrated program taught over a full year (20 credits are acheived each semester). Individual course structure may be negotiated to support a one semester 20 credit course and individual learning priorities, where Exploring Identities and Futures has been completed previously.

Games for SACE A
Stage 1 Essential English (10 credits)
Stage 1 Essential Mathematics A (10 credits)

Games for SACE B
Stage 1 Essential English (10 credits)
Stage 1 Exploring Identities and Futures (EIF) (10 credits)

Assessment

See individual subject descriptors for more information on assessment.

Further Info

Students have the opportunity to further explore games in Stage 2 Pop Culture Studies. Students who have already completed Exploring Identities and Futures successfully will complete 10 credits of Stage 1 Community Studies in its place.