Games Design and Digital Media

Diploma in Digital Media, Level 2

Course overview

Our Diploma in Digital Media, Level 2 will introduce you to the world of digital media and games design and help you take your first-step onto the design career ladder.

Throughout this course you will gain skills in animation and graphic design while also working on 2D computer game engines. You will also gain invaluable knowledge of the games and software industry, including communication techniques and research skills.

Please note that this course is predominantly aimed at 16 to 19 year olds.

Entry requirements

Applicants require 4 GCSE’s (A*-D) or (Grade 3 and above) to include English and Maths. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.

Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.

Course Modules

• Graphics for Digital Media
• The Media Industry
• Website production
• Game Production
• Animation for Digital Media
• Sectors and Audiences
• Audio Production
• Publishing Production
• Planning and Pitching
• Editing Moving Images

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework activities, such as short tests, reports, practical activities and projects.
You will have the chance to work with local developers and businesses to create products for them, thus building your portfolio in a real working environment.

What can I do next

If you want to take your skills to the next level, you will want to take our Extended Diploma in Digital Media (Games Design), Level 3.

Alternatively you can seek employment in the games and software industry.