If you enjoy playing digital games and have often thought about how they are made, then this is the perfect course for you!
This qualification is designed to provide a technical introduction to digital games production. Learners develop skills in areas such as games engine scripting, 3D modelling and environment and games testing.
This qualification is for post-16 learners who are looking to progress to higher or degree apprenticeships, employment or to further education or training.
This course is equivalent in size to one A Level and lasts one year.More about STEM
Entry RequirementsA minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Mathematics and English.
Assessment TypesThe course includes a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications in the sector. There are two main forms of assessment; external and internal.
You will study the following units:
- Media Representations
- Pre Production Portfolio
- Responding to a Commission
- Computer Games Production
Benefits/SkillsIn addition to studying your main programme you will follow a course to improve your cognitive, problem solving and employability skills. Learners will also develop their study and research skills.
The course will give you the opportunity to progress on to a HND/Foundation degree in areas such as Computing, Multimedia or Computer Game Design/Development.
The qualification is also excellent preparation for a career in many branches of the computing industries.
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