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This course is designed to provide the key concepts of the functional design of games through theoretical and practical coursework. It is supported with additional practical skills development to enable you to develop your creative abilities as well as your awareness of game design theories and practices. You will also find and develop your primary interest whether that’s 3D modelling, games design or level design, and prepare a portfolio for future employment or freelance and independent opportunities.

Course description

The course covers the key aspects of the games development process, including 3D modelling, character design, animation, introduction to scripting, level design and more.

You will explore games analysis and become confident in the use of relevant software and development tools. You will create games with and without coding, which will allow you to focus on your specific career needs.

You will learn a wide range of skills which lead to the creation of a final publishable game. This could start you on your journey as an independent developer, be used as part of a portfolio for further development or help you get into employment. This course will help you to develop social skills that will assist you in becoming a successful, independent developer or help you to integrate into a large team within a chosen specialism.

What areas will I study?

Key units studied include:

  • Individual project
  • Creative media industry
  • 3D modelling
  • Art development
  • Level design
  • Professional practice
  • Game development practices
  • Games in context
  • Games design

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
- September | 2020/21 £0.00 Fees to be confirmed 2 Academic Year(s) -

UCAS Application Information

Institution Code Name: SCCB
Institution Code: S20
Course Code: 026I
Click here to apply for this course on UCAS website.

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