Level 2

Digital Media (Game Pathway)

Duration

35 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2020

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

An introduction to the gaming industry.

Focuses on both the understanding of the industry - and the application of skills vital in the pursuit of a career in game develeopment.

Areas covered include:

  • idea generation
  • game concept art
  • video editing
  • game testing
  • 3D computer graphics
  • game design
  • an introduction to coding.

You'll also get the chance to test a game in production - and to compete in the annual game tournament!

You'll be assessed by a portfolio of evidence, covering the above units.

You'll need at least 2 GCSEs at level 3 (D) or above, OR a Level 1 qualification with Functional Skills Maths and English (Level 1).

You'll also need to provide a portfolio of your work, and have details of a reference.

Successful completion of this course gives you the chance to progress to the Level 3 programme.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.