Full Time Media Production (Game Development) - EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3

BTEC

In Worthing

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    BTEC

  • Location

    Worthing

  • Duration

    2 Years

Students will study 18 Units examples are: Understanding the computer games industry. Research techniques. Pro-production techniques for the media industries. Professional practice in the media industry. Production management project. Professional brief. Digital graphics. Games platforms and technologies. Flash for computer games. Narrative image making. 3D modelling and 3D animation.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Worthing (West Sussex)
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Littlehampton Road, BN12 6NU

Start date

On request

About this course

Qualifications Required Four GCSEs at grade A*-C, including English and Maths, or BTEC First Diploma or Level 2 qualification or Higher Diploma in a relevant subject. Experience Required No experience is required. Interview Yes

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Course programme

Media Production (Game Development) - EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3
Course Length: 2 Years
Site: West Durrington Campus
Attendance: Full time
Course Code: FFDMG1

The Course
This course is practical and work related. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic activities, analysis of games, players and the industry. These require a unique set of skills, which covers disciplines in games development, design and production, graphic design, use of media, programming and logical problem solving. Units provide a solid understanding of the wider media environment and students acquire important research, managerial and other professional skills.

Course Content
Students will study 18 Units examples are:
  • Understanding the computer games industry
  • Research techniques
  • Pro-production techniques for the media industries
  • Professional practice in the media industry
  • Production management project
  • Professional brief
  • Digital graphics
  • Games platforms and technologies
  • Flash for computer games
  • Narrative image making
  • 3D modelling and 3D animation
  • Drawing concept art for computer games
  • Marketing and PR
  • 3D environments
  • Games engines
  • Games design
  • Sound for games
  • Human computer interface
  • Key skills: Number, Communications, Information Technology
Assessment/Exams
This course is assessed via ongoing observations and assignments. Each unit has a number of assignments which you are expected to complete within a given timescale. Presentations may occasionally be used for assessing your learning. This qualification has no formal examinations.

Progression/Career Path
This qualification is equivalent to three A Levels and is recognised by universities as a pathway for good students to continue on to HNDs, Foundation or Honours Degrees. Careers include: games-related or IT disciplines such as a developer or designer.

Entry Requirements
Qualifications Required
Four GCSEs at grade A*-C, including English and Maths, or BTEC First Diploma or Level 2 qualification or Higher Diploma in a relevant subject.

Experience Required
No experience is required.

Interview
Yes

Applications
Complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

Admissions Office
Northbrook College
Freepost 975
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

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Full Time Media Production (Game Development) - EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3

Price on request