The course offers you an ideal opportunity to acquire knowledge, understanding and the necessary transferable skills for working in the creative side of games design. You will study a variety of subjects and skills ranging from 3D game modelling, 2D game art, digital animation and 3D game prototype development through to games design theory, and games mechanics. All aspects of the course relate to industry contexts and industry links will be encouraged within many modules throughout the course.
Modules studied in year 1 include; Games Design Theory and Culture, Games Mechanics and Narrative, Game Art Fundamentals, 3D Modelling Principles, 2D Digital Graphics and Game Practice Skills. Year 2 consists of Games Industry and Society, Games World Creation, Games Animation, 3D Game Art, Game Cinematics and a Collaborative Project.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
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.
|Campus name||Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||Qualification needs to be in a relevant subject of Film or Media.|
GCSE English and maths at grade C or above or Level 2 equivalent.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,995||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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