This is a practical work-related course to give you an excellent basis for your chosen area of employment within the video games industry.
In addition to developing your IT skills you will also study a range of Units designed to develop your personal and social skills.
The course is made up of six Units - three Mandatory Units, which all students study, and three Specialist Units.
The three Mandatory Units are:
Understanding the Media
Research for Media Production
Media Skills Development
The Specialist Units will give you the chance to study your chosen areas and include:
2D Computer Games
Reviewing Computer Games
You should have at least one of the following:
a Level 1 qualification and a good standard of Literacy and Numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to four GCSEs at Grades D-G, related work experience or other related Level 1 or 2 qualifications.
You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.
You will develop skills such as:
The wide choice of Specialist Units enables you to develop critical skills highly valued in in the gaming Industry.
You will also have opportunities to go on visits to employers and enrichment activities.
All Units are internally assessed and graded for an overall grade.
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Level: Level 2
Duration: One year full-time
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