HNC/HND COMPUTER GAME DEVELOPMENT


Combine technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way

COMPUTER-GAME-ANIMATION

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COURSE OVERVIEW


Our HNC in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related foundations in a range of gaming sectors including game design and development. The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials and field trips to galleries, museums and gaming events related to the level of study and the industry. Upon successful completion of this course, you can continue your studies in the same vocational area.

The HND in Creative Media Production (Game Development) will enable you to evolve your creative ability and technical skills, allowing you to determine a career path within the computer game industry. Students will gain work-related qualifications and be able to benefit from career development opportunities within the industry. Completion of the course will allow you to progress on to employment or to continue studying in the same vocational area.

KEY COURSE INFORMATION
Campus:

London

Awarding Body:

Pearson

Duration:

HNC First Year - HND Second Year

Delivery:

Full-time

Intakes:

February, October

 

Application Deadline:

EU Applicants: January 15 2020

UK Applicants: January 21 2020

Fees:

UK/EU £6,500* (SFE funding available)

*Subject to change.

Academic Partner:

Walsall College

Level:

HNC- level 4, HND- level 5

Non-Academic Entry Requirements:

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?

Higher National Certificate: 

This course enables further development and exploration of your studies to HND level. You will build on your prior learning to explore advanced game development along with live competition work which is a major part of the programme. The course culminates in a negotiated final major project and exhibition.

The aim of this course is to enable you to develop conceptual, cultural,creative and practical skills and to encourage flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career development.

The course will stretch you in terms of your cultural understanding and how contemporary and historical design have previously been interpreted. Although this course will provide you wi h vocational training that will ready you for industry life, it will also act as a tool to open your mind, make new associations in your environment and will make you begin to question the depth and originality of your responses.

Higher National Diploma:

The aim of this programme is to equip our students with the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve high performance on the creative media production environment.

 The course will stretch you in terms of your cultural understanding and how contemporary and historical design have previously been interpreted. Although this course will provide you with vocational training that will ready you for industry life, it will also act as a tool to open your mind, make new associations in your environment and will make you begin to question the depth and originality of your responses.

 

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

Higher National Certificate: 

  • Develop the knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global creative industries sector
  • Develop skills to communicate ideas and creative output through visual, written and oral presentation
  • Provide students with an understanding of the way technologies are transforming the creative industries and prepare them to work with these technologies
  • Understand the institutional context of creative media production and its influence on production
  • Present and justify planned proposals for investigations into creative media production
  • Use 2D graphics software tools for computer game development
  • Produce playable mods based on game play genres using 3D game engines

Higher National Diploma:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of creative media production
  • Develop higher-level skills in a computer game context
  • 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
  • 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 modes based on gameplay genres using 3D game engines
  • Plan and create 3D animated characters for computer games

*Please note that learning outcomes listed here are a sample of a wider list of outcomes.

PROGRESSION

Higher National Certificate: 

The Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding in the Creative Media Production environment. This qualification gives you the opportunity to progress directly into a higher level of education in the creative media production industry.

Higher National Diploma:

This qualification gives you the opportunity to progress directly into employment in the computer game industry. Upon completion, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to produce computer game content for several industries, such as: producing, directing, editing and coding. 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.  

 

 

 

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