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Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to enter the computing design industry, go onto university or leading into other creative disciplines including design leadership.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Sketchbook work and concept art
  • Games design research and pre-production techniques
  • Computer game platforms and technologies
  • Digital graphics and computers
  • Computer animation
  • 3D modelling, animation and environments
  • 2D animation production
  • Computer design and story development.

Study Methods

Students will work on all aspects of game design working from concept art, story and character development, through to 3D animation and modelling.

They will develop all aspects of games including soundtracks and 2D animation

How is the course assessed

Continual assessment across a braod range of project breifs through regular feedback and action planning in both practical and written assignments

Where next - Further Studies

After completing the Extended Diploma progress onto a higher education course.

Where next - Job Opportunities

This course is nationally recognised by the design industry, and job opportunities include working in games development, computer animation and CGI work.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 29 June 2016

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 2 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00