Digital Creative Media (Games Development) Extended Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Are you looking to pursue a career the creative industries but don’t know where to start developing the specialist skills required? This course is for anyone who has an interest in design, development or conceptualising computer games or media in general. While usually everyone on the course plays computer games, it’s important to come in with an interest in a specific aspect of game design or production in mind. Though we are a games development course, we don’t actually play a lot of games.

Units may include:

· Pitching and planning a digital media product

· Digital games production

· Digital audio production

· Digital audio editing

· Writing for digital media

· Graphic design for digital media

· Animation for digital media

Assessment Methods

The course involves a mix of theoretical and practical units. We look at a range of development aspects in the production of a game, from the importance of story and character design to game play mechanics, sound, trailers and animation techniques.

Progression Options

This course is an ideal springboard for progression to Level 3 Extended Diploma in Digital Creative Media (Games Development) or Digital Media Design qualifications, as well as Apprenticeship courses.

Course Summary

Course Title Digital Creative Media (Games Development) Extended Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five
GCSEs in the A* to E or 9 to 2 range and a keen interest in computing. Entry is
subject to a successful interview.

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The staff have really helped me with both personal and study related issues, and they make you feel at ease. The course has increased my knowledge and given me experience in a range of computing specialities.

Jordan Millington

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