Creative Media Production (Games Development) at London South Bank University - UCAS

Course summary

If your ambition is to have a career in game design, animation or VFX, either in a specialism or in a more general role, becoming highly skilled, well-trained and qualified in the field is an essential first step. This one-year Level 4 qualification in Game Development is an advanced, technical qualification co-developed with London South Bank University (LSBU) and employers, delivered in a supportive Technical College environment with contemporary facilities. Gaining this industry-led qualification will not only provide you with a direct route to Higher Education, including direct entry to the second year of some of London South Bank University’s Bachelor’s degrees, it also will further your skills in designing, programming, testing games and further your understanding and experience of their marketing needed to fast-track your entry into the exciting and fast-moving world of game development and its related industries. Through immersive, project-based working, you will explore everything from game design, character development, concept art and animation to digital painting and 3D modelling and VFX, enabling you to develop a diverse skillset to take into a successful career in the industry. You will use industry standard equipment and software including, for example, Photoshop, Unity, Blender, Premiere Pro and After Effects, and work on live briefs and projects focussed around working with professional clients in the industry. When undertaking practical assessments you will be supported by industry-professional lecturers to perform to an industry standard, either working within a team or on your own, using your own initiative to research required topics. Students will be able to access some of London South Bank University’s specialist facilities and benefit from the expertise of the University lecturers via master classes and other activities, whilst studying in small groups in a supportive College environment.


You will study a range of units including: • Creative Media Industry • Professional Practice • Individual Project • Specialist mandatory units: • Game Development Practices • Games in Context

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London South Bank Technical College (LSBTC) Nine Elms
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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*-C or 9-4 (to include Maths and English)

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Creative Media Production (Games Development) at London South Bank University - UCAS