On this exciting course you will be encouraged to showcase your creativity as you learn to make the visual and interactive elements of games. Specialised teaching, focused on game design and animation, will help prepare you for a career in the growing and fast-paced games industry. As well as the key artistic and practical skills required by employers in this industry, you will explore new ways of interacting with computers and experiencing games. You will learn about the practical and theoretical aspects of creating, analysing and enjoying games. In addition, the course will give you a foundation in the history and future of games, looking at play as art, entertainment, a form of communication and an engaging storytelling medium. The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|