Hopwood Hall College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This course is aimed at people who work or who wish to work in the games industry. Units focus on the creative art and level design elements that are considered fundamental to the games development. When undertaking practical assessments, you are expected to perform to an industry standards
and use your own initiative to research required topics. The programme is designed to prepare you for employment in the exciting world of games development and related industries such as visual effects. You will also undertake many industry related enrichment visits such as developer conferences to enhance your learning experience.
Specialist units will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to specific creative activities in games art application and in the creation of your own professional portfolio. They include: • Individual Project (Pearson Set); • Creative Media Industry; • Professional Practice; • Game Development Practises (Game Build 1); • Games in Context (Game Theory); • Game Design (Game Build 2); • Concept Art Development; • 3D Modelling for Games (Asset Creation); and • Field Trips and Networking Expo's. There is also the opportunity for suitable students to undertake a range of live briefs, competitions and work experience with a local games company This is an exciting opportunity to enhance your portfolio and gain creative experience in the development of commercial games and to develop content for VR, Unity, Unreal Engine 4 and the creation of high quality game ready assets.
This is a full-time course over one year. A range of assessment methods including assignments, presentations to industry professionals, course work and live briefs.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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||Rochdale Campus|
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
Unfortunately, we do not accept applications from Tier IV international students
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||CDD||1 or more A levels are accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)||DM|
|Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)||MMP|
GCSE English Language and mathematics at Grade C/4 or above are required. Functional skills level 2 will also be accepted.
Other qualifications that will be considered for entrance include an NVQ level 3, a VRQ level 3 and a UAL Extended Diploma.
Mature students are welcome to apply, with no formal qualification, as long as they have a minimum of three years relevant industry experience.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.hopwood.ac.uk/courses/it-creative-digital-media/Creative-Media-Games-Development-Graphic-Design/hnc-games-development
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above is required to study this course. Functional Skills Level 2 will also be considered
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|EU||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£6,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.