Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
Based within the exciting and vibrant creative industries department our games development course will allow you to explore and develop creativity within a stimulating environment through a mix of practical and theoretical learning. With topics including 3D modelling, concept art and programming.
This level 1 course provides an introduction to games development and design, you will study historical contextual units and develop your style through practical animation and design modules.
You will study programming, learn logical problem solving and gain the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to progress to further study or employment in the fast-moving games industry. You will have the opportunity to work on real-life projects commissioned by internal and external clients.
Start at Level 1 if you have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, including English or maths.
After Level 1 you can progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology and then the Extended Diploma.
Future careers include:
- 3D modeller
- Concept artist
- Level designer
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’ projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.