South and City College Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This course is designed to provide the key concepts of the functional design of games through theoretical and practical coursework. It is supported with additional practical skills development to enable you to develop your creative abilities as well as your awareness of game design theories and practices. You will also find and develop your primary interest whether that’s 3D modelling, games design or level design, and prepare a portfolio for future employment or freelance and independent opportunities.
The course covers the key aspects of the games development process, including 3D modelling, character design, animation, introduction to scripting, level design and more.
You will explore games analysis and become confident in the use of relevant software and development tools. You will create games with and without coding, which will allow you to focus on your specific career needs.
You will learn a wide range of skills which lead to the creation of a final publishable game. This could start you on your journey as an independent developer, be used as part of a portfolio for further development or help you get into employment. This course will help you to develop your social skills that will assist you in becoming a successful, independent developer or help you to integrate into a large team within a chosen specialism.
Key units studied include:
• Individual project
• Creative media industry
• 3D modelling
• Art development
• Level design
• Professional practice
• Game development practices
• Games in context
• Games design
A variety of assessment methods will be used on the programme. These are designed to enable you to meet the learning outcomes for the module and experience a range of methods in preparation for further study or employment. All assessments are coursework based and can include for example: assignments, individual and group-based project work; practical investigations; group and individual presentations, games development piratical, reflective accounts; portfolios.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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You will need a minimum of 48 UCAS points which may be gained from the following qualifications:
Two A Levels
One A Level plus an AS Level pass in an appropriate subject
A BTEC National Diploma or Extended Diploma
A BTEC National Certificate
A level 3 diploma or equivalent such as NVQ, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Scottish Certificate of Education
A recognised (Kite marked) Access course
Other relevant international qualifications
Alternatively, if you have significant relevant work experience or other professional qualifications you may be eligible for the course. Contact the College who will be able to advise and discuss your suitability for the course.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
High Street Deritend
Clearing contact details
Clearing Contact Details
0121 702 1037
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
0800 111 6311