Games Design and Digital Media

Extended Diploma in Digital Media (Games Design), Level 3

Course overview

Could you see yourself creating the next Call of Duty, Battlefield or Assassin's Creed? Our Extended Diploma in Digital Media (Games Design) will provide you with a solid foundation in games design and new media software.

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

Entry requirements

Applicants must have 5 GCSEs (A*-C) or (Grade 4 and above) including English and maths. Alternatively, you will have achieved a Level 2 Diploma, such as a Diploma for IT Professionals. Entry is 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

- Digital Games Production
- Digital media Skills
- 3D Modelling
- Website Production
- Responding to a Commission
- 3D Digital Animation
- Concept Art for Games
- Film Production

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

After successful completion of this course you can progress into employment or onto university or higher education. As a College we offer a Foundation Degree in Interactive Media & Games Development and a HND in Computing which are excellent routes for learners who have completed the Extended Diploma in Digital Media (Games Design), Level 3.