This course will teach you about the latest in computer games design and development, creating games from storyboard to final product, using the latest gaming software. New to this year is VR technology. students will get to experience using an HTC Vive headset and understand how virtual reality works! During the course, you will learn how to develop games from simple platform games through to modern 3D titles. You will plan games from visual storyboards through to programming using a mixture of modules. You will use industry-standard software including Unreal Engine 4, Game Maker: Studio 2 and Maya for 3D modelling.
- Games Design
- 3D Animation
- Managing a Games Design Project
- Critical Approaches to Games and Understanding the Games Industry
- Industry-standard software including Unreal Engine 4, Unity, Maya for 3D modelling
Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade C/4 or above or a relevant Level 2 qualification. 1 of the 4 GCSEs in English or Maths at Grade C/4 or above.
A memory stick (at least 32GB recommended).
Mode of Study
Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSE's. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There may be free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.