West Herts College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

HND Creative Media Production: Game Development

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Course summary

Course overview The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) provides a programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the video games sector. The course is designed to develop a range of skills, knowledge and experiences. HNDs provide nationally recognised qualifications that offer career progression, professional development, employment opportunities and further progression within Higher Education. The qualifications are made up of compulsory units and specialist units studied during the first year and second year. The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to support students in learning new skills while developing their individual experiences and practical understanding. Tutorial support is provided to help students develop their educational and vocational abilities as well as the personal and professional qualities and attitudes required to adapt to the demands of an ever changing and exciting industry. What will I study? Year 1 • Individual Project (Pearson-set) • Creative Media Industry (Mandatory) • Professional Practice (Mandatory) • Games Development Practices (Specialist Unit - Mandatory) • Games in Context (Specialist Unit - Mandatory) • Game Design (Specialist Unit - Mandatory) • Principles of Animation (Optional Unit) • Art Development (Optional Unit) Year 2 • Collaborative Project (Pearson-set) • Personal Professional Development (Mandatory) • Advanced game development studies (Specialist Unit - Mandatory) • Emerging Technologies • Advanced 3D Modelling • Narrative • Environment & Level Design

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
HNDM
Institution code:
W40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Student satisfaction
45%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
60%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

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HND Creative Media Production: Game Development at West Herts College - UCAS