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Creative Media Production (Game Design) BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma/Extended Diploma at Uxbridge College

Course description

Do you want to design the next computer game to hit the shops? Do you have an interest in knowing how games are created? If so this course is for you!

Course content

Yr 1 course = 90 credits

Yr 2 course = additional 90 credits (total 180 credits)

Course units include:

  • Sketchbook work and concept art
  • Media research and pre-production techniques
  • Computer game platforms and technologies
  • Digital graphics and computers
  • Computer animation
  • 3D modelling, animation and environments
  • 2D animation production
  • Computer design and story development.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades A*-D including English and art or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above including English.

Assessment

Continual assessment across a broad range of project briefs through regular feedback and action planning in both practical and written assignments

Future opportunities

Progress from the 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in IT - Creative Media Production pathway. After completing the Extended Diploma progress onto a higher education course such as BTEC Level 5 HND Computing & Systems Development - Games Development pathway.

 

This course is nationally recognised by the design industry, and job opportunities include working in games development, computer animation and CGI work.

Further information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email enquiries@uxbridgecollege.ac.uk

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Uxbridge College directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2016
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