This course runs at Stoke on Trent College and at South Staffordshire College. We're offering you the chance to pursue a HNC level qualification in Games Development. The computer games industry is a global business worth billions of dollars a year. Graduates will understand this world-wide marketplace, along with the multi-national publishers and developers who produce some of the most successful games. Graduates will have the skills and attributes to contribute to this global trade through employment in either a studio, academia, or through the production of smaller viral games on mobile platforms. A graduate will be digitally literate and will be able to develop their portfolio of work throughout their career. The games industry is constantly evolving, and lifelong learning is at the heart of every team member in a development studio. Graduates will develop a set of core-competencies to support your development in: o Fundamentals of Games Design o The development of Game content, including level design and gameplay design o The production, workflow, project and team management of game studios Development o Specialist nuances of Game Design and the roles in industry o The language of the Games industry o Understanding events that shape the industry o Understanding the business, marketing and legal issues surrounding the industry At Stoke on Trent College as a student on this course you'll have access to:- · Designated HE Classrooms for your HNC Course · A suite of specialist facilities for example A 360 degree immersive virtual reality & augmented reality Igloo · All classrooms have Smartboard facilities · 100-seater Lecture Theatre with full AV · Comprehensive Library printing/copying/binding facilities · Wi-Fi throughout building · IT support for both staff and Students · 3 Boardrooms with AV equipment · Students have access to printing and copying via printers/copiers located within Library areas at both campuses. At South Staffordshire College as a student on this course you'll have access to:- "2 * Bespoke FE labs with the pre-requisite hardware to complete any given task within the coursework. Microsoft Studio Lab. VR Dev space with Occulus and Redbox System. Vicon Motion Capture Studio HE Study Zone. Student Support Zone. Quiet Zone. Student Cafe. Vending Area.
Individual Project, Professional Practice, Creative Media Industry, Game Development Practices, Games in Context, Game Design, 3D Modelling, Principles of Animation.
This course is 100% coursework delivery, and will consist of reports, practical artefacts, presentations, and demonstrations.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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