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Games Design Level 3

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Course CodeG5034
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaIT & Programming
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionDo you play computer games? Have you ever thought how these games are designed and structured? Why not come to South Leicestershire College to learn the latest in computer games design and development.
Study OutlineDuring the course you will learn how to develop games from simple platform games through to modern 3D shooters. You will plan games from visual story board through to programming using a mixture of modules including: Games Design, 3D Animation, Managing a Games Design Project, Critical Approaches to Games and Understanding the Games Industry. You will use industry standard software including Unity, Unreal Engine, Gamemaker and Maya for 3D modelling.

This course is equivalent to 3 A levels and would naturally lead onto a Games Development degree
Entry Requirements4 x GCSE Grade C or above
Other Level 2 equivalent qualification in IT, Media or Games
EquipmentYou will require a 64mb Memory Stick
AttendanceWe expect a minimum attendance of 90%.
AssessmentYou will study 9 units in year 1 and 9 units in year 2. You will submit coursework to meet the assessment criteria. There are no exams. You will have the opportunity to achieve a pass, merit or distinction on each unit.
ProgressionHNC/HND in Computing at SLC
Higher Education at University
Employment in a Games Design role
QualificationIn year 1 you will achieve a 90 credit diploma in Games Development (equivalent to 1.5 A Levels)
In year 2 you will achieve an Extended Diploma in Games Development (equivalent to 3 A Levels)
Awarding BodyEdexcel BTEC
Availble Full-time?Y
Availble Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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