Computer Games Design - South Tyneside College Tyne Coast College

Undergraduate

Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Games development is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. During this course you will learn how to full plan, prototype and develop professional quality computerised games, utilising the latest industry standard technology.

The course covers a full overview of the industry and the most up to date practices and technology. Using the latest game engines including Unreal Engine 4, Unity 5 and 3ds Max and hardware, you will learn level design principles and then put them into practice building your own working prototypes. These help to build a portfolio of working examples to demonstrate at interviews to aid progression into the industry or help to gain a university place.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    South Tyneside College

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    1 year


Course details

Assessment method

The course is assessed by practical work, essay and coursework.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code D2W4
Institution code T90
Campus name South Tyneside College
Campus code S

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs grade 5 or above including English and maths.

Although games design experience is not necessary we would recommend looking at the Unreal Engine which you can download for free.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4,160 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,160 Year 1
Scotland £4,160 Year 1
Wales £4,160 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.