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Bradford College

Games Development

Subject Area
Computing & IT
Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Levels 2-3
Start Date
September 2022
Duration
1-2 years
Study Mode
Full-time

  Overview

Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Level 2-3
Qualification Gained
Pearson Level 2 Games Development, Pearson Level 3 Games Development
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
1-2 years
Study Mode
Full-time

The games sector is a dynamic, growing and rewarding sector. The UK’s games industries as a whole are worth over £4 billion per year to the UK economy. Working in games development might involve researching audiences and generating new ideas for programmes and products; being involved in the production of media products, for example recording sound, filming and creating assets; working in post-production editing digital footage or creating animated sequences. Job roles can also involve testing and debugging new games. These creative industries are linked by the need to inform, entertain and engage audiences.

  Key Info

Students will develop knowledge of games development in the game industry and will learn to utilise a range of software including 2D and 3D games engines. We have the latest Core i9 state of the art Gaming PC’s and classrooms equipped to host both the games and Esports courses. students will be given an opportunity to attend the Yorkshire Games Festival.

Depending upon the level you select, topics can include:

  • Creative Media Skills
  • Skills Development
  • Creative Project

Levels 2 and 3 both require a minimum of GCSE English and Maths.

Assessment for this course will be done through practical and written assessment. Exam assessment is not required for this course. Students will take part in a series of synoptic assessments and project based activities.

Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to further study and employment in the IT industry.

Fees: If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees. If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

  Overview

Games Development Level 2

Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Level 2
Qualification Gained
Pearson Level 2 Games Development
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
1 year Full-time
Study Mode
Full-time

The games sector is a dynamic, growing and rewarding sector. The UK’s games industries as a whole are worth over £4 billion per year to the UK economy. Working in games development might involve researching audiences and generating new ideas for programmes and products; being involved in the production of media products, for example recording sound, filming and creating assets; working in post-production editing digital footage or creating animated sequences. Job roles can also involve testing and debugging new games. These creative industries are linked by the need to inform, entertain and engage audiences.

  Key Info

Students will develop knowledge of games development in the game industry and will learn to utilise a range of software including 2D and 3D games engines. We have the latest Core i9 state of the art Gaming PC’s and classrooms equipped to host both the games and Esports courses. students will be given an opportunity to attend the Yorkshire Games Festival.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to develop their technical creative media skills over their course of study, through a process of critical evaluation, practice and review, which are key skills for progression to Higher Education. The qualification also supports learners in becoming confident in taking ownership of and responsibility for their projects.

A Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills:

  • A1 Skills Development (120 GLH)
  • A2 Creative Media Project (60 GLH)

B Personal Development:

  • B1 Personal Development

As well as GCSE English and GCSE Maths, this course requires 1 other GCSE in preferably an ICT related subject or a Pass grade at level 1 OCR or BTEC.

Assessment for this course will be done through practical and written assessment. Exam assessment is not required for this course. Students will take part in a series of synoptic assessments and project based activities.

Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to Level 3 Games Development, further study or employment in the IT industry.

Fees: If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees. If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

  Overview

Games Development Level 3

Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Level 3
Qualification Gained
Pearson Level 3 Games Development
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
2 years Full-time
Study Mode
Full-time

The games sector is a dynamic, growing and rewarding sector. The UK’s games industries as a whole are worth over £4 billion per year to the UK economy. Working in games development might involve researching audiences and generating new ideas for programmes and products; being involved in the production of media products, for example recording sound, filming and creating assets; working in post-production editing digital footage or creating animated sequences. Job roles can also involve testing and debugging new games. These creative industries are linked by the need to inform, entertain and engage audiences.

  Key Info

Students will develop knowledge of games development in the game industry and will learn to utilise a range of software including 2D and 3D games engines. We have the latest Core i9 state of the art Gaming PC’s and classrooms equipped to host both the games and Esports courses. students will be given an opportunity to attend the Yorkshire Games Festival.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to develop their technical creative media skills over their course of study, through a process of critical evaluation, practice and review, which are key skills for progression to Higher Education. The qualification also supports learners in becoming confident in taking ownership of and responsibility for their projects.

The course will be delivered over 2 years, each year students will take part in 2 projects over the duration of the course, these are broken down into 4 modules.

Year 1:

  • A Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills
  • A1 Skills Development
  • A2 Creative Project

Year 2:

  • B Advancing Creative Practice
  • B1 Personal Progression
  • B2 Creative Industry Response

Entry to this course requires a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 / A*-C, including both GCSE English and GCSE Maths or a Level 2 IT qualification graded at a Merit or above alongside GCSE English and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or C.

Assessment for this course will be done through practical and written assessment. Exam assessment is not required for this course. Students will take part in a series of synoptic assessments and project based activities.

Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to further study and employment in the IT industry.

Fees: If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees. If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.