This course is available as:

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate ▲
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma ▲▲

About the course…

Do you have a vivid imagination? Are you a problem solver?

Digital Games Production will give you the academic knowledge needed to break into the games industry and serves as a university preferred route towards computer games design/development degrees.

You will study a range of exciting topics including 3D modelling, 3D animation, 3D environments, 2D animation, games testing, digital media skills and more!

You will develop skills in a wide range of software, including 3D modelling software Blender, Photoshop and 2D/3D game engines Unreal Engine/Unity and Game Maker Studio 2.

Why study with us…

  • You will have access to high-specification computing classrooms, equipped with a range of devices and software to assist your learning.
  • There are multiple opportunities to take part in competitions, such as BAFTA YGD and wider events (EGX/Game Jams).
  • You will benefit from trips and visits, as well as collaborative work with local universities and employers.

Where Digital Games Production can take you…

Successful completion of this course will prepare you for a range of degree and career opportunities. Degrees you can study include games design and production, animation, games design and art, games design and programming and 3D architectural design.

There are also many fantastic opportunities within both the games industry and wider industries, including games development, digital animation, 3D architectural design, graphics design and more.

Entry requirements…

  • Must meet overall entry criteria for vocational Level 3 study