• LevelLevel 3
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyOCR

Overview

This course will provide you with a solid understanding of games development and offers a wide range of practical skills workshops to reflect the range of employment opportunities available in and around the games development industry. Our practical course allows you to develop technical skills within the games sector for the first part of the year; students will then apply those skills to a project of their choice.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

The course requires a high level of creative ability, willing to explore new subjects enthusiastically and will give a taste of many aspects of game development.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • 3D Modelled Environments and Characters for Games and Animation
  • Computer game production
  • Animation
  • Sound for media
  • Graphics, comics and digital imagery
  • Planning and Pitching Creative Media Products
  • Visual FX for the games Industry
  • Preparation for Games industry careers and Portfolio building
  • Marketing within the Games industry

September - June

Entry requirements

Internal progression from a Level 2 Games Development. You must have achieved four GCSEs at grade 4/5 (C) or above which should include English or maths.

You will be continuously assessed through a series of assignments and projects.

University opportunities
Past students have progressed to study degrees in games design, computer games (design) with digital arts, computing for games, media studies, computer games enterprise and technical games development.
Career opportunities
Career opportunities include games development, games design, platform development and multimedia programmer.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Learning Support

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.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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