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Games Development and eSports Courses at DCG

For a future at the cutting edge of the media, film, TV, games and Esports industries, look no further than one of DCG’s exhilarating courses. You’ll innovate, experiment and produce powerful media products that have real impact – building a portfolio to impress potential employers and universities alike.

Demand is running high for talented creative professionals who can work across diverse media platforms and harness interactive technologies in imaginative ways. DCG’s study pathways are an excellent route into careers in games development, film production, video editing, multimedia design, audio production, special effects, 3D digital art and broader creative, engineering and scientific fields.

Amid the buzz of dedicated studios at the Joseph Wright Centre, you’ll use industry-standard software to create eye-catching work. You’ll also develop transferable employability skills in business, research and analysis to ‘future proof’ your career plans.

DCG is among the country’s first colleges to introduce study programmes for the fast-growing multi-billion pound Esports industry. Backed by the British Esports Association, these courses provide a solid foundation for you to clinch roles associated with what is a burgeoning sector, whether behind the scenes or as a professional player, team coach or shoutcaster.

Games Development and Esports – Course Listings

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Joseph Wright Centre

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Joseph Wright Centre

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Joseph Wright Centre

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Key Information

Our teaching team is made up of skilled media professionals who will guide your practical experience in everything from animation to sound, photography to editing, storyboarding to 3D modelling. All are well connected to the creative community so you’ll go on industry visits, enjoy work placements, meet prominent figures from the media world and undertake employer-led projects such as producing interactive games for community organisations.

We hold a Creative Industry Week which enables you to take part in live briefs while hearing from experienced practitioners. As 40% of the creative workforce is self-employed, we equip you to deliver winning pitches, research and plan media projects, communicate concepts, work to a client brief and meet strict deadlines.

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To find out more about our Games Design and eSports courses, attend our next course and career event or contact us on 0800 028 0289
Press the Apply Now button, that can be found at the top and bottom of every course information page and follow the instructions for the InTouch applications portal. If you are unable to apply online, contact Student Services who will help you complete your application form and will be able to help and guide you to make a decision on the course of study to meet your needs and ambitions.

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Games Development and Esports – Success Stories

Loue Marc

School Leaver Vocational

Former DCG GAmes Development student Loue Marc sat on a skateboard.

Alex Skam

School Leaver Vocational

Former DCG Games Design student Alex Skam.

Amber Herring

School Leaver Vocational

Former Games Development student Amber Herring.

Jordan Thorpe

School Leaver Vocational

Former Games Development student Jordan Thorpe using a laptop computer.

Lauren Taylor

School Leaver Vocational

Former Games Development student Lauren Taylor using a tablet.

William Hardy

School Leaver Vocational

Games Design student William Hardy sat using a computer.

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