HNC/HND COMPUTER GAME DEVELOPMENT
Combine technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way
Our HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. This course will give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to be ready for employment. The HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) also provides career development opportunities within the industry.
On successful completion of the course, you can progress to employment or continue your studies in the same vocational area.
|KEY COURSE INFORMATION|
HNC First Year - HND Second Year
UK/EU £6,500* (SFE funding available)
*Subject to change.
HNC- level 4 HND- level 5
|Non-Academic Entry Requirement:||
All applicants need to attend an interview and bring a portfolio of work that demonstrates a range of creative thinking and technical skills applied to your chosen subject or other design related projects. You will also undertake a literacy and numeracy diagnostic test. (Full list of entry requirements can be view below)
WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR?
This programme prepares learners for employment in the commercial fields of Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some adult learners may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment or progress into higher education.
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
With the passage of time, technologies are being created with greater influence in society. This translates into new sources of employment and investment. Studying Computer Game Design and Development is currently one of the most profitable opportunities. That is why our learners will develop an understanding of how interactive entertainment on mobile devices, computers and consoles will be giving way to video game developers, helping them have more access to the tools they need to build their own world of adventure and action within an educational environment.
WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE?
The opportunity to select specialist pathway options reflecting students’ career development analysis
Opportunities to study within a cross disciplinary environment designed to promote student interaction and shared learning.
There are opportunities to work on live client briefs as part of credit bearing learning units.
Industry guest speakers are encouraged to participate in class sessions as appropriate
Activities are encouraged that enhance learning and teaching such as museum visits, exhibitions, tours of studios, facilities houses etc.
- Understand the institutional context of creative media production and its influence on production
- Develop and implement a personal project within agreed procedures and to specifications
- Present and justify planned proposals for investigations into creative media production
- Use 2D graphics software tools for computer game animation
- Prepare for seeking employment in the computer games industry
- Create and review career-oriented portfolios of own concept art drawing work.
- Create digital graphics for computer games following industry practice
- Produce playable mods based on gameplay genres using 3D game engines
- Plan and create 3D animated characters for computer games
We equip our graduates with skills for direct progression into careers in a range of areas within the Computer Game industry. These include: producing, directing, editing, scriptwriting and camerawork. It is also ideal if you are looking to progress into higher education in the form of professional qualifications or a degree.
**Progression to Higher National Diploma (HND) is subject to sufficient interest and student experience.