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Northern Skills Group is Middlesbrough College's commercial training arm
The Open University
This top-up degree course develops your knowledge and understanding of
computer games design. It is ideal if you want to top up your existing
foundation degree or HND to Level 6 and gain graduate employment in the
The purpose of this course is to help you explore games design and related
developments in this growing industry. This programme is completed through
facilitated, hands-on sessions alongside lectures and real-world practices using
specialised industry-standard software and by completing a games design
portfolio and final year project.
Specifically, you will study 3D sculpting, game development, virtual reality
and computer game industry practice. Throughout the programme you will also be
encouraged to develop your employability skills.
*This programme is subject to validation by The Open University. This
means the course is in development and the details of the course are in the
process of being finalised by The Open University. We would expect this course
to be approved, however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go
ahead you will be informed by Middlesbrough College and assistance will be
provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative
course either at Middlesbrough College or at another provider. Please read
our Essential Higher Education Course Information for further
information on our policies and procedures before you apply for this
Location: Middlehaven (Main Building)
Cost per annum: £8500.00
For more information call Course Information on01642 333333 or email email@example.com.
Modules offered may vary.
Modules may include:
A related games design qualification at Level 5 (a foundation degree or
Teaching methods will include a combination of lectures and practical
sessions, where you will learn the games design principles and apply them
in purpose-built labs.
Formative feedback will help you to master the knowledge and skills to ensure
you have a deeper understanding of the subject as you progress through the
You will be assessed through report writing, practical work, examinations,
case studies, presentations, research and project work.
Fees payable directly to Middlesbrough College, £8,500 per year.
If you would like to study a higher education course, financial support is
available. Please click here for
more information and see what support you could receive.
Please press the apply now button at the top of this webpage and complete our
online application form.Our team will make contact with you for further
details and to arrange an interview.
We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.
If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.
We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.