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Digital Media & Games Design

Heart of Worcestershire College

UCAS Code: WG24 | Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

48 UCAS points and A-C GCSEs (Grade 4-9 for reformed GCSEs awarded from 2017) including maths and English.

About this course


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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Other options

3.0 years | Part-time | 2022

Have you got a passion for games? Would you like to take your development skills to the next level?

The digital media and games design industries are both rapidly expanding and increasing in use and popularity. From the increased use of apps to the continued popularity of gaming and use of website, courses in digital media and games design have never been so relevant and in demand.

This course will provide you with a broad understanding and knowledge of game and interactive media design along with a range of technical and methodological skills necessary to analyse, design and implement the development of these media. Example modules include; Games Production & Authoring, Asset Creation & Interactivity, Character Creation, Interface Design, App Development, Video Editing, Web Development and Audio Asset Creation. Students often work on live client briefs, either through their own liaison with companies or through ones arranged by the College.

The delivery of the course may be a combination of online and face-to-face delivery if required.

Modules

Year 1

- Interaction in Games
- Games Structures
- Game Modelling
- Graphic Design
- Working to a Client Brief
- Digital Animation and Video Production

Year 2

- Group Project
- Pitch and Development
- Emerging Technologies
- Game Production
- Character Modelling
- Advanced Modelling for Games

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written assessments, presentations, projects and practical activities. The Games Design teaching team is made up of experienced vocational staff with several years’ experience of teaching at undergraduate level. All team members have relevant teaching qualifications which arm them with the
skills to share their first-hand knowledge and expertise with students.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,000
per year
England
£8,000
per year
EU
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

Extra funding

Heart of Worcestershire College is offering HE Boost award of up to £1500 each to all first year full time HE students. The funding will paid in 3 equal instalments at the end of October, January and May. If you are applying for your first year of your first Higher Education course and have “Firmly” accepted an offer of a place on a HE programme at Heart of Worcestershire College as your first choice (not insurance) you may be eligible. To be eligible you must meet the national criteria: • Normally resident in England • Have a household income of less than £25,000 (as assessed through Student Finance England) • Self funding, not sponsored by an employer, the NHS nor the Training and Development Agency for Schools. Please note that due to the limited nature of these funds meeting the criteria does not equate to an entitlement to the Boost awards. Each application will be considered by the panel of senior staff based on the information provided.

The Uni


Course location:

Bromsgrove

Department:

Computing

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