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  • Nescot - National Diploma Game Development

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  • National Diploma Game Development (Certificate/Diploma, 2 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

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    BTEC National Diploma Game Development Level 3

    Course Code

    Study Type – Full-time

    Academic Level – Level 3

    Award – BTEC

    Course Length – 2 years full-time

     

    Course Summary

    Are 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.

     

    A BTEC National Diploma is equivalent to three A-Levels grades A-E.

     

    Course Details

    You 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.

     

    Entry Requirements

    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

    Related work experience

     

    Career Progression

    This 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.

    Other Information

    A range of visits will be arranged and will cost in total for each year approximately £40.

     

    Department – Media

    Last updated: 11/6/2010