DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Creative Media Production (Game Development)

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Course summary

The course is structured around industry focused assignments and has a mixture of both team-based projects and solo projects with the end goal of creating an exciting and rich portfolio to enable students to show off their skills in professional interviews upon graduation. Students on this course will have the opportunity to pursue either a Game Design or Game Art centric pathway to their studies with the units and roles in group assignments reflecting their choice of pathway throughout their time on the course. The course also offers the opportunity to collaborate with other students across the Creative Media Production department in the University meaning that students can work together with Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and Sound Media students on group projects to simulate an industry focused pipeline. All our creative media workshops come equipped with top of the range industry standard equipment, allowing students to work on PC workstations equipped RTX graphics cards, double monitor setup and a range of other hardware such as VR equipment drawing tablets and 4K televisions so you can follow lectures in crisp and clear detail. The Creative Media department also has access to a state-of-the-art render farm and our own private network meaning downloads are super-fast and software updates are instantaneous meaning you are never behind with the software available to you


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: Level 4 Units Individual Project Creative Media Industries Professional Practice 3D Modelling Game Development Practices Games in Context Game Design Art Development Level 5 Units Collaborative Project Personal Professional Development Advanced Game Development Studies Emerging Technologies Environment and Level Design The following modules are options that students can choose from depending on their desired specialism and individual preferences Level 5 Optional Units Advanced 3D Modelling Narrative Mobile Game Development Advanced Rendering and Visualisation Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7770 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7770 Year 1
Scotland £7770 Year 1
Wales £7770 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) Printing and photocopying Trips and enhancement opportunities Specialist Game Development software e.g ZBrush Portable hard drive/SSD Specialist Laptop/PC for working at home (Recommended but not required) Basic Drawing equipment (sketchbooks, stationary, etc), If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Creative Media Production (Game Development) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS