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Creative Media Production and Technology (Games Development) UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma at Northbrook College Sussex

Course description

To start on this course, you need

4 GCSEs at grades A* to C including English and Maths 
a relevant Level 2 qualification with a Merit profile, including English and Maths requirements.

Course content

This course is practical and work related. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic activities, analysis of games, players and the industry. These require a unique set of skills which covers disciplines in games development, design & production, games platforms, graphic design, animation (2D and 3D), use of sound in games, programming and logical problem solving.

Units provide a solid understanding of the games industry and wider media environment. Additionally, students acquire important communication, research, career development, managerial and other professional skills.


This course is assessed via ongoing observations and assignments. Presentations may occasionally be used for assessing learning. This qualification has a mixture of internal and external assessments.

Future opportunities

After 1 year you can achieve a UAL Diploma In Creative Media Production (Games Development) Some students will seek employment but most will apply for the Extended Diploma course (below).

After 2 years you can achieve a UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production (Games Development) This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses. Careers can include: games-related or IT disciplines such as a developer or designer.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 May 2016
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