HNC Computer Games Development

Course Content

This course will give you a strong foundation in a fast-growing digital industry. In this exciting course 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 Programming, Game Design Theory, Game Interface Design and Animation and take part in team activities. Delivery is on a full-time basis to include lectures, practical tutorials and self-study sessions.

Entry Requirements

Four relevant National 5 qualifications including maths at A or B plus two Highers including one in a science/technology (C or above). Progression from Computing-related certificate course A grade with all credits. We also accept Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media or Foundation Apprenticeship in IT Software Development. Mature applicants with relevant experience will be assessed individually. All applicants will be invited to a 2 stage interview and asked to provide a reference.

Method of Assessment

Continuous assessment throughout the course and end of year project.

Future Prospects

Progression to the HND Games Development Course year 2. Excellent prospects for employment in games and media industries. Alternatively, you may articulate into one of the many relevant university degree programmes.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    24 Aug 2020

  • SCQF Level

    7

  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Computing & Creative Media

  • Course Fee

    £1,285
    Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body

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