Art & Design | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Games Development | Level 3

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0327-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This two year course provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to progress to degree level study and employment in the fast-moving games industry. You will explore and develop your creativity within a stimulating environment, through a mix of practical and theoretical learning, supported by industry specialists.

This is a two year course, you will study for the UAL Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production & technology in the first year and on successful completion you will study the Extended Diploma in the second year. You will specialise in a chosen area for the Extended Diploma (year 2).

To see examples of student work, explore the following links:

Sketch Fab - interactive digital models/designs

Check out some of our alumni's work - ex-students who are now working in the industry:

Ben Cottage - Environment Artist

Regan Ware - Hard-Surface 3D modeller/Programmer


Course content

  • 2D digital art
  • 3D modelling and texturing
  • Concept art and 2D asset creation
  • Animation
  • Programming
  • Level design

Entry requirements

Start at Level 3 if you have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths.

Your next steps...

Further study and future careers

After successful completion and achievement of the Diploma progress to the UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production Technology (year 2).

Further study:

You can progress to university-level courses, either at the MET or at other universities throughout the UK.

Our West Durrington Campus is also our University Centre, a creative arts space with students studying at degree level in art & design disciplines as well as theatre arts and music.

Future careers include:

  • 3D modeller
  • Animator
  • Concept artist
  • Illustrator
  • Programmer
  • Level designer