Games Design Advanced / Intermediate / Foundation at FutureSkills @ MediaCity UK - Salford City College
The games design and development course is a huge growth area and become one of the largest sectors in the media and computing based industry. Be part of one of the most engaging leisure industries available This course aims to provide a foundation to the industry and the design, development, production and marketing of games. You will also develop an understanding of different game platforms, engines and technical techniques used in the industry, providing you with introductory knowledge of how to develop playable and exciting computer games of your own.
You will also learn employability skills and develop your portfolio, which you can use as you progress on to university/or the computer games industry
The games design course will enable you to develop skills in:
- 3D modelling, 3D environments and 3D animation sound for computer games
- Computer games engines, computer games platforms and technologies
- Digital graphics for computer games
- Understanding the computer games industry
- Computer games design
- Computer games story development plus various other media and games subjects
Advanced Level 5 Cs/4s at GCSE
Intermediate Level 4Ds/3s at GCSE
Foundation Level E/Fs or 1/2s at GCSE
Assessment is by a mixture of assignments, practical tasks, and presentations
All full time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are EU Citizens.
Many students progress on to university degree level courses, such as animation, illustration, games design and programming. You could go on to develop games software in systems analysis, planning and technical management, or information management and database environments. Students can also continue their studies at Salford College onto our Foundation Degree in Games Design and Development
You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job.
How to apply
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