Games & Animation (BTEC)

The post 16 BTEC Extended Diploma in Games Development is a two year course that involves studying and implementing a range of techniques specifically for the gaming industry.The course acts as a technical foundation so that by the end of their two year study, students will have a sophisticated set of gaming skills that will enable them to specialise as they move into higher education or into industry.

Course Overview

The Extended Diploma is broadly equivalent to three A Levels.

The following subjects make the programme of study:

• Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
• Communication Skills for Creative Media Production
• Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
• Creative Media Production Management Project
• Working to a Brief in the Creative Media Industries
• Critical Approaches to Creative Media Products
• Understanding the Computer Games Industry
• Computer Game Platforms and Technologies
• Computer Games Engines
• Computer Game design
• 3D Modelling
• 3D Environments
• Digital Graphics for Games
• Drawing concept art for computer games