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The Foundation Degree in Computer Games is designed to allow students to build knowledge and experience to find their place in the world of computer game design. Working across a number of disciplines, students will experience the full range of job roles in the game industry and gain an understanding of how these roles work together to produce innovative, engaging games. Students will have the opportunity to devise their own game mechanics and assets, developing skills in a number of creative and technical disciplines to create well realised, playable games. There will be a strong emphasis on professional development and employability, encouraging students to work to industry standards in real world contexts.
Modules you may study may include: Level 4 Compulsory Modules: Games Asset Design (40 Credits) Games Engines (20 Credits) Games Mechanics (20 Credits) Games Production Management (20 Credits) Personal Professional Development (20 Credits) Level 5 Compulsory Modules: Concepts and Prototypes (20 credits) Contextual Games Narratives (20 credits) Working in the Computer Games Industry (20 credits) Collaborative Practice (20 credits) You would then be able to choose 2 modules from the list below: Optional Modules: Production Skills Realisation (Audio) (20 credits) Production Skills Realisation (Visual) (20 credits) Production Skills Realisation (Logic) (20 credits)
You will assessed in a variety of ways including: practical tasks, portfolios, essays, case studies and presentations.
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How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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|Campus name||Quarry Hill Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 24 credits||A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7950||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7950||Year 1|