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Digital Technologies Computer Games Design Level 2 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course provides an introduction to a range of creative media, ICT and computer games design skills. Skills and knowledge will be developed through a focus on the media/games industry. 

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Course content

  • Deconstructing computer games 
  • 2D digital art for computer games 
  • Research for creative media production and computer games design
  • 2D computer games engines
  • Web authoring 
  • The creative media industry 
  • Media audiences and products 
  • Maths and English

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs at Grade 3 in maths and English or
  • Digital Technologies Level 1 Diploma plus maths and English at level 1 or equivalent
  • You will be asked to produce evidence of your ability in this subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at an interview event


  • Project/portfolio-based learning 
  • Practical tasks with supporting written material
  • Planning of work 
  • Completed work 
  • Evaluations of work
  • Examinations in English and maths

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

You can progress to the Level 3 media course in Computer Games Design, Animation, TV and Film, Broadcast or Digital Publishing. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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