Games Design

Hertford Regional College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
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Course summary

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HND Games Design is a skills-based course that provides the practical expertise and employability skills needed within the multi-billion pound Games Industry. As well as working on live briefs from the gaming industry, the course will provide you with the necessary game development, designing, animating and scripting skills. It is a challenging programme, which focuses on developing your core artistic, design, and technical skills including the creation of animation rigging and game content using Unity, Autodesk Maya, Quixel, and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Course details


Modules include: Year One

  • Individual Project (Pearson-set)
  • Creative Media Industry
  • Professional Practice
  • Game Development Practices
  • Games in Context
  • Game Design
  • Art Development
  • Principles of User Experience & User Interface Design
Year Two
  • Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Advanced Game Development Studies
  • Advanced Animation
  • Narrative
  • Scripting for Games
- Environment & Level Design

Assessment method

You will be assessed through course work alone. Grades are awarded for evidence of professionalism, research, technical skills, analysis and communication skills. Work is graded through a Pass, Merit and Distinction framework.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI600
Institution code H37
Campus nameWare
Campus codeW

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points - 48 UCAS points from an appropriate level 3 qualification (UAL/ BTEC Extended Diploma or 2 A levels) and GCSE minimum grade C in English and Maths or equivalent. - Applicants who can demonstrate previous relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6165 Year 1
England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
Channel Islands £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

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