you interested not only in playing video games, but in how they work, and how technologies
such as iPhone, social networks, and motion-sensing controllers are changing
the games industry? If so, then this course is an ideal way for you to prepare
for future study or employment in this sector. You will gain a broad
understanding of games development and its growing applications in other fields
and will be encouraged to explore your particular interest and skills.
BTEC National Diploma is equivalent to three A-Levels grades A-E.
will learn by investigating and discussing in detail the processes and ideas
behind video game content and business. Examples of areas covered throughout
the course include 3D modelling, Flash game design and drawing concept art. You
will also have the chance to extend a specific skill in a final major project.
You will normally
need to have at least one of the following:
4 GCSEs at grade A-C
(preferably including Maths and English)
A BTEC First
Certificate or Diploma at Merit in a related subject
A GNVQ intermediate
in an appropriate subject
course will prepare you for employment in the games industry or related
sectors, or for application to Higher Education games courses or courses in
your chosen specialisation.
A range of visits will
be arranged and will cost in total for each year approximately £40.