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Games Design and Interactive Media BTEC Level 2 at Sutton Community Academy

Course description

This course will introduce you to computer programming, providing a progression route onto a more advanced work-related qualification. You will develop your skills in designing, creating and testing your own computer software.

Units may include:

  • Developing computer games
  • Computer graphics
  • Multimedia design
  • Animation techniques
  • Website development
  • Presenting information using IT
  • Interactive media production
  • Computer systems

Entry requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or equivalent (including English and maths)
Familiarity with computers and computer terminology would be an advantage.


You will be assessed through:

  • Projects
  • Assignments
  • Practical-based coursework

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for employment and provides a good grounding to progress to a more advanced course. With further training or study you could progress to a career as a trainee programmer, trainee web developer or a role in IT services.

Further information

This is a standalone subject, but you will be expected to resit GCSE Maths and English if needed and ECDL if not already gained in Year 11.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sutton Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September