Games Development Level 2

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology

What will you be working towards?

Code DV8 6
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

The Games Development course will equip you with the skills to design and produce 2D games, covering game design, art generation, gameplay scripting and marketing. The academic year mirrors the game development production cycle closely, so you will be able to take your game concept through planning, production and promotion.

Details

• Be introduced to games development software such as Construct 2, Unity, Piskelapp, Beepbox, Chiptone, Blender and MagicaVoxel

• Develop your own narrative ideas for games including scripting and storyboarding techniques

• Build an understanding of User Experience and User Interfaces

• Explore soundtracking and gain production and composition skills using Logic Pro

• Develop and build App ideas

• Explore different careers in the games industry

• Build a portfolio of work showcasing your skills

• Work on projects in collaboration with Music, Media and Events students

• Explore VR and AR technology and their emerging applications

How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements

  • A previous Level 1 qualification and/or GCSE Grades 2-3 - subject to interview

Your next steps...

• Achieve Technical Media Production Level 2 Diploma (Games Pathway)

• Gain a foundation understanding of game design software such as Construct 2, Unity, Piskelapp, Beepbox, Chiptone, MagicaVoxel

• Create a professional portfolio

• Explore various roles within the video games industry

• Progress to Level 3 courses in Games Design and Media Production