Gateshead College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
An innovation for the industry; an example for educators. Our Live Studio simultaneously delivers real world work experience and a qualification. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and use industry standard equipment to produce quality media products for various platforms and to contribute to stunning, exciting games and visual effects. Experience practical and purpose-driven master classes, in which you will gain a broad mix of contemporary and traditional skill sets culminating in a comprehensive portfolio to assist you in getting a career in an exciting and ever expanding creative industry. The qualification will enable you to develop your transferable and high level academic, analytical and critical thinking skills. These fundamental skills will be key to not only your success on the course, but to your future career as a creative professional. You will complete a HNC in year 1 and top this up to a HND in the second year of study. Please note: Whilst every effort is made to run advertised programmes, this programme will run subject to learner recruitment numbers. For full terms and conditions, and information on our complaints procedure, please visit https://www.gateshead.ac.uk/university-level/your-rights-consumer-law
Year 1 •Contextual studies and research techniques for creative media production •Practical skills for game animation •Drawing techniques for concept art •2D digital graphics •3D computer game engines Year 2 •Project design, implementation and evaluation •Special subject investigation for creative media production •Career development for the computer games industry •3D modelling, 3D environments and 3D animation •CGI rendering and lighting •3D character animation Please note - modules could be subject to slight change.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||A relevant Level 3 qualification (E.g. BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media). GCSE English and Maths at grade 9-4 (A*-C). We also welcome applications from mature students without these qualifications but with relevant experience.|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5995*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.