University Centre at Salford City College

HND Creative Media Production (Games Development) University Centre at Salford City College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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TEF Bronze

University Centre at Salford City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The objectives of this course are as follows:
● To equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global creative media production environment.
● To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within Creative Media Production, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels.
● To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
● To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in creative media production, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Creative Media Production or a related area.
● To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
● To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of creative media production and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways.
● To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large, with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that creative media production plays in addressing these issues.
● To provide opportunities for students to achieve a nationally-recognised professional qualification within their chosen area of specialisation.
● To provide opportunities for students to achieve certifications.
● To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field, with particular emphasis on achieving management-level positions, professional recognition and beyond.
● To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
● To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.

Core Units at Level 4 include:
● Game Development Practices
● Games in Context
● Game Design
Core Units at Level 5 include:
● Game Design
● Game Programming
● Concept Art Development

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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 GA02
Institution code S11
Campus name University Centre at Salford City College
Campus code E

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

HNC or other Level 4 qualification in a relevant subject


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 - 64 points Plus 5 GCSEs including English & Maths at C/4 or higher (or equivalent)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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University Centre at Salford City College
Pendleton Centre
Dronfield Road
Salford
M6 7FR


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