If you love Gaming and want to get involved in producing the one of the UK's fastest growing industries, then this is the course for you. You will be looking to enter the games industry from a design angle, looking at level design, character design & development, coding and testing. You will be wanting to challenge yourself to work both collaboratively and independently on games ideas that will test your creativity and organisational skills and show other gamers your talent.
You will need 4 GCSEs grade 8/9 - 4/5 (A* - C), including English; and a Functional Skills Level 1-2 or GCSE in Maths or a Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media (Distinction or Merit), or Level 2 Diploma in Animation & Games (Distinction or Merit), or Level 2 Diploma in another relevant subject area.
You will be working on and creating assignments that will need you to develop and design games for Consoles, online and mobile devices. It will include challenging you to produce strong visualisation of your ideas: and to use a wide range of specialist industry computer software to produce 2D and 3D computer generated imagery, games coding languages, character designs, mobile usability and UX & UI design.
Assessment will be through coursework produced for the industry relevant assignments that you will be given and develop for yourself.
Yes - you will need to meet a member of staff for an interview; to which you should bring any examples of your creative/digital work, and a written review of a game. (approximately 500 words).
Most of the materials will be provided, but it is advisable to invest in a selection of media storage equipment and materials, so that you can continue your work outside of the studios.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
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