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Digital Games Developer - Level 3

Overview

Note: this course was previously know as Computer Games Development

This qualification is designed to provide a technical insight into the computer games development industry. Learners will develop a wide range of technical skills in software development related directly to the games industry. Study includes practical projects in areas such as game programming, animation, environments and coding for web based games, as well as a sound understanding of the principles of computing and computer systems.

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Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs with at least grade 5/C, including English, maths and, IT or computing.

An appreciation of and passion for the subject with a level of practical experience and/or Level 2 qualification in the subject area at a distinction grade.

Start dates and fees

Start DateDurationCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20191 yr(s)1098A1407FREEFREE* to £2880.00Apply

* If you are aged 19-23 and studying your first Level 3 course then that course may be free. Please contact us for more details. If you are aged 19 or over and either studying a second Level 3 course or qualifying Level 4, 5 or 6 course you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs.

What does the course lead to?

University-level study or employment.

Study programmes

It is an entry requirement for some courses to have gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths (see entry requirements). If the entry requirements to a course do not require A*-C in these subjects, and you haven’t already gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths before joining us, you will continue to study English and maths as part of your programme and take appropriate qualifications in these subjects with the aim of achieving A* to C grade. In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, every student aged under 19 and studying a full-time course at college will take part in our study programmes alongside their main subject qualification. Find out more.

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