This course offers higher level study in Art and Design Games Design. You will use industry standard software and will be working creatively to design, develop and realise a playable game outcome. The modules provide you with the opportunity to showcase your creative and technical skills to achieve.
This qualification includes the following course content:
• Unit 1 Professional Development/ Mandatory Unit
• Unit 2 Contextual Studies/ Mandatory Unit
• Unit 3 Pearson Set Project/ Mandatory Unit
• Unit 4 Techniques and Processes
• Unit 12 Screen Based Practices
• Unit 18 Digital Design Practices
• Unit 21 Game Design Practices
• Unit 23 Game Design
On this course you will have access to and utilise industry standard software, including Unreal Games Engine 5, Unity, GameMaker2 Studio and Blender. This course will provide a solid foundation in a fast-growing digital industry. You will learn how to create games and apply and integrate different types of game technology. There will be mix of practical and theoretical learning vital for an understanding of this field. You will also learn about Computer Games coding, Game Design Theory, Game Interface Design, audio engineering for games, and aspects of Animation related to the production of computer games. This is a full-time course delivered on campus which includes classes, practical tutorials, project work and self-study sessions.
This course is suitable for anyone who is considering a career for career a a junior developer role within the Computer Games Industry. The HNC Games design qualification integrates progression routes to our 2nd year HND Games Design course.