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Creative Media Production EDEXCEL BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 (Animation for Film and Games) at Cornwall College

Course description

Ideal If: you want to create the environments and characters that will star in tomorrow's animated films and computer games.  This exciting course will prepare you for a rewarding career in animation within the fast growing and highly competitive computer games industry, or within film and advertising.

You'll need: five or more GCSEs at grade C or above including English and mathematics, or equivalent qualifications.

You'll learn: though a range of assignments and projects that will be assessed throughout the course.

Expect: to explore numerous aspects of film, games design and 3D animation, modelling and environments.

You'll love: creating concept art, researching techniques and realising your vsision in your own animations and games.

You'll go onto: employment in the industry, or university study such as our HND in Media Production or HND in Games Design for Industry.

Course content

During the 2 years of study, learners will cover topics such as:

  • Computer Game Design
  • Concept Art
  • Research Techniques for Media Industries
  • 3D Environments
  • 3D Modelling
  • 3D Animation.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have 5 GCSEs grade C or above.  Please enquire if you are at all unsure as to your suitability, the course manager will be happy to discuss the course and its content with you.

Future opportunities

In order to develop a rewarding career within the film and games industry, it is often necessary to study to Level 4, therefore you could consider this course as the ideal foundation prior to a university degree.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 May 2015
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