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Digital & IT – Digital Games Production BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

Course code: 77027-01

If you enjoy playing digital games and have often thought about how they are made, then this is the perfect course for you!


Cost16-18 free. 19+ fee TBC (Advanced Learner Loan can be applied for). Fees may be subject to change.
When September 2020Duration1 year
LevelLevel 3AttendanceFull time

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.

You will study the following units: 

  • Media Representations
  • Pre Production Portfolio
  • Responding to a Commission
  • Computer Games Production


In 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 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.

Keighley College

Here you will have the resources you will need to complete your course, such as computer access and extensive learning resource facilities.

You will study in fully equipped IT classrooms and have access to out Virtual Reality games room.

We also have excellent student support services to help guide you on your way during the course.

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Mathematics and English.

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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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
Student Absence Line: 01535 685109 / attendance@keighleycollege.ac.uk
Email: enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk

Exams Email: exams-KLY@leedscitycollege.ac.uk