Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Games Development | Level 2

Arts, Media and Publishing

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

Code FE0316-1C
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


This specialist games course allows students to explore and develop creativity within a stimulating environment, through a mix of practical and theoretical learning, supported by industry experts. You will study programming, learn logical problem solving and gain the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to progress to further study or employment in the fast-moving games industry. You will have the opportunity to work on real-life projects commissioned by internal and external clients.


Course content

Course topics include:

  • Design and production
  • Games platforms
  • Games history
  • Graphic design
  • Animation (2D/3D) and sound
  • Programming and logical problem solving

Entry requirements

Start at Level 2 if you have at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D/E) or above, including English or maths.

If you do not have these grades start at Level 1.

Your next steps...

Further study and future careers

Further study:

After Level 2 you can progress to the Level 3 Diploma and then the Extended Diploma.

Future careers:

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