Coventry College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI

Games Development

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Course summary

The Level: 4 Higher National Certificate in Games Development (Creative Media Production) is a full-time, one year, course, designed to provide you with the skills to progress further in games academia or the games industry. Completion of the course will provide you with a Level 4 Certificate and grant you access to a Level 5: Higher National Diploma qualification, in addition to an extensive portfolio – which can be used to apply for industry or Higher Education. This course has been structured to meet the needs of the constantly evolving games industry; we aim to ensure that you leave with a skill set required for a career in games. In the first year of the course (HNC), you will work towards Level 4: HNC in Games Development (Creative Media Production), which provides a foundation in the core game art, design, modelling and animation skills required within the games sector. This will allow you to progress to the second year to complete the Level 5: Higher National Diploma in Games Development (Creative Media Production) course, and develop specialised skills within your chosen games discipline. Units you will study are: 

  • Individual Project
  • Creative Media Industry
  • Professional Practice
  • Art Development
  • Games in Context
  • 3D Modelling
  • Games Development Practice
  • Game Design
Where can this take me? Successful completion of a Higher National Certificate in Games Design will provide you with a range of options when it comes to your progression. These include:
  • Applying to University to join in Year 2 of the relevant degree
  • Applying to University to study a full 3 Year degree
  • Applying to another University or College to top up to a full Higher National Diploma
How will we support your progression? Through a series of initial 1:1 tutorials we will ascertain your preferred destination following your HNC. We will then support and guide you through the application, preparation, interview and funding stages that follow. Our lecturers have a wealth of experience when it comes to ensuring our learns are supporting to progress to the very highest level in their chosen industry.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Successful candidates must produce an artwork portfolio for review at interview.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5225 Year 1
England £5225 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5225 Year 1
Scotland £5225 Year 1
Wales £5225 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Games Development at Coventry College - UCAS