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Computer Games Development Level 2 at South Essex College

Course description

This course will prepare you for a career in the field of computer game development and its associated industries.



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Course content

  • Deconstructing Computer Games
  • 2D Digital Art for Computer Games
  • Research for Creative Media Production
  • Communication Techniques for Creative Media Production
  • 2D Computer Game Engines
  • Web Authoring
  • The Creative Media Sector
  • Media Audiences and Products
  • Functional Skills

Entry requirements

• GCSE grade D or above in English, maths at grade E or above, and a media related GCSE at grade D or above, or
• Creative Media Production Level 1 Diploma (or equivalent) and maths and English at level 1
• you will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
• successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references


  • Practical tasks and supporting written material
  • On-going assessment of coursework and verbal feedback are provided through tutorials

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • Creative Media Production (Computer Games Development) Level 3 Diploma
  • Creative Media Production (Animation) Level 3 Diploma
  • Creative Media Production (Print-Based Media) Level 3 Diploma
  • Creative Media Production (Television and Film) Level 3 Diploma 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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