Southern Regional College

      BTEC National Diploma in Games Development

      Southern Regional College
      In Armagh and Portadown

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      Typology BTEC
      Location At 2 venues (Northern Ireland)
      Duration 2 Years
      Start Different dates available
      Description

      On successful completion of this course you can enter straight into employment in: Games Design, Games Development, Animation or 3D Design or progress to higher education in a number of Universities offering related courses. This course is suitable for If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you: Four GCSEs grade C and above. First Diploma or Certificate. Intermediate GNVQ. NVQ Level 2. Leaving Certificate. This practical course will develop your skills and understanding of gaming; one of the fastest growing media industries.

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      Government funding available

      Facilities (2)
      Where and when
      Starts Location
      Different dates available
      Armagh
      Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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      Portadown
      36 Lurgan Road, BT63 5BL, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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      Starts Different dates available
      Location
      Armagh
      Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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      Starts Different dates available
      Location
      Portadown
      36 Lurgan Road, BT63 5BL, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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      What you'll learn on the course

      Animation
      Design
      3d design
      3d training
      3d animation
      Animation Builder
      Animation Authoring
      Animation Software
      Image Ready
      Visual Simulation
      3D
      Media
      Production

      Course programme


      BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN GAMES DEVELOPMENT

      Who is this course for?

      If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you:
      • Four GCSEs grade C and above
      • First Diploma or Certificate
      • Intermediate GNVQ
      • NVQ Level 2
      • Leaving Certificate

      This practical course will develop your skills and understanding of gaming; one of the fastest growing media industries. You will have the opportunity to acquire skills in Games Platforms and Technologies, 3D Animation, Digital Graphics and Video Production.

      How long is this course for?
      2 years full-time
      What will I study?
      The BTEC National Diploma in Games Development consists of eighteen units selected from:
      • Research Techniques for the Media Industries
      • Pre-Production Techniques for the Media Industries
      • Production Management Project
      • Working to a Brief in the Media Industries
      • Critical Approaches to Media Products
      • Understanding the Computer Games Industry
      • Computer Game Platforms and Technologies
      • Digital Graphics for Interactive Media
      • Stop Motion Animation Production
      • 2D Animation Production
      • Video Production for Interactive Media
      • Web Animation for Interactive Media
      • 3D Modelling
      • 3D Animation
      • Computer Game Engines
      • Object-Oriented Design for Computer Games
      • Computer Game Design
      • Sound for Computer Games
      • Computer Game Story Development
      • Human-Computer Interfaces

      How will I be assessed? Continuous assessment for all units
      What can I do after the course?

      On successful completion of this course you can enter straight into employment in: Games Design, Games Development, Animation or 3D Design or progress to higher education in a number of Universities offering related courses.

      How do I apply?
      Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions section) and return it to any Campus

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