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Media, Art and Design - Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Creative Media Production (Games Development) at Wakefield College

Course description

This is an introductory course to computer games development. You will gain knowledge of the creative media sector in general, which will help you to progress in this exiting industry.

Course content

You will study a range of creative media based units, with a games focus. You will create a range of products with the ultimate goal of creating a full game demo. You will study the following units:-


Unit 05: Investigating Interactive Media Products

Unit 06: Developing Multimedia Products

Unit 07: Developing Video Products

Unit 09: Developing Animation

Unit 10: Developing Audio Production

Unit 11: Audio and Video Editing

Unit 13: Job Opportunities in Creative Media

Unit 21: The Creative Media Sector

Unit 22: Media Audiences and Products

Entry requirements

·         A minimum of four GCSEs at grade D to G or successful completion of a recognised Entry Level course.

·         Other relevant qualifications or experience may be considered.


You will also need Entry 3 literacy and numeracy qualifications.


This course is assessed using a mixture of coursework assignments and projects

Financial information

For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course and the necessary entry requirements you may be able to move on to a Level 2 course in a related subject – Creative Media. Alternatively, you may choose another Level 2 course in a different sector.

As the course is designed to give you an insight to the industry you would normally progress onto a higher level course which would enable you to find work in a wide range of areas related to Media. 

Further information

Please contact Mark Bashforth on 01924 789146 or alternatively, the Course Information Team on 01924 789111.

If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 March 2017
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