West Herts College

HND Creative Media Production: Game Development West Herts College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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Course overview

The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) provides a programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the video games sector. The course is designed to develop a range of skills, knowledge and experiences.

HNDs provide nationally recognised qualifications that offer career progression, professional development, employment opportunities and further progression within Higher Education. The qualifications are made up of compulsory units and specialist units studied during the first year and second year.

The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to support students in learning new skills while developing their individual experiences and practical understanding. Tutorial support is provided to help students develop their educational and vocational abilities as well as the personal and professional qualities and attitudes required to adapt to the demands of an ever changing and exciting industry.

What will I study?

Year 1
• Individual Project (Pearson-set)
• Creative Media Industry (Mandatory)
• Professional Practice (Mandatory)
• Games Development Practices (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Games in Context (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Game Design (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Principles of Animation (Optional Unit)
• Art Development (Optional Unit)

Year 2
• Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
• Personal Professional Development (Mandatory)
• Advanced game development studies (Specialist Unit - Mandatory)
• Emerging Technologies
• Advanced 3D Modelling
• Narrative
• Environment & Level Design

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 HNDM
Institution code W40
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points 48 UCAS points from an appropriate level 3 qualification.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,165 Year 1
Scotland £6,165 Year 1
Wales £6,165 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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West Herts College
Watford Campus
Hempstead Road
Watford
WD17 3EZ


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