You will learn about the key elements of video games development and gain insight into the fastest growing creative industry worldwide.
You will learn how to produce game concepts, associated artwork, develop games environments in 3D and create playable games. You’ll be able to create characters for games, promote your own work and understand the underlying need for narrative and storytelling. You will also develop digital design skills using a host of creative software packages including Adobe Creative Suite (Master Collection).
4 GCSEs grades A* - D / grade 3 or above (or acceptable alternatives), including English Language.
The course is assessed entirely by coursework therefore students need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines.
The next step could be an extended diploma qualification in art and design, graphic design, photography, media or games development.
Career opportunities include animator, modeller, games artist and many more.
Will this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated and curious by nature with a keen interest in the world of art and design. Prospective students should consider themselves to be creative and have some skill at drawing.
You will be required to pay an annual £25 studio fee.