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Creative Digital Games Production Level 2

If you are interested in exploring the potential of a career in the games industry, this one-year course will provide you with an excellent introduction. It is designed to give you a general overview of the industry as well as the skills needed to succeed in such a fast-paced profession.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Games Design and Esports
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Joseph Wright Centre

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/creative-digital-games-production-level-2
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Course Information for Students

If you are interested in exploring the potential of a career in the games industry, this one-year course will provide you with an excellent introduction. It is designed to give you a general overview of the industry as well as the skills needed to succeed in such a fast-paced profession.

To support your main study programme, future progression and life skills, you will also develop your skills in maths and English.



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You will need at least four 4/D grades or above at GCSE, along with a minimum grade 3/C in either English Language or Maths.  As a prospective learner, you will also be asked to attend a media workshop where your skills will be assessed.

Units covered are:

  • Digital Games Production
  • Digital Games Testing
  • Animation for Digital Media
  • Graphic Design for Digital Media
  • Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product
  • Digital Media Sectors and Audiences
  • Media Industry in Context

**Please note: course content may be subject to change**

This course will be delivered on-site.

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You will be assessed on coursework made up of practical work, research, essays, discussions and presentations.

Every unit achieved will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. If you don’t achieve a Pass in a unit, it will be graded unclassified. You must achieve at least a Pass for every unit to be awarded the qualification.

Two units will be assessed externally. 

Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

This course is an excellent platform for you to start working towards a gaming career.  Provided you can demonstrate aptitude for this exciting subject by passing all the required units at Merit or Distinction level, and you have a grade 4/C in English and Maths, you could progress to a Level 3 course.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Programmers and Software Development Professionals

£35847

Programmers and Software Development Professionals

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 24, 2022 12:35 pm