Computer Games (Digital and Creative Industries) Level 2
Transform your ideas into digital reality with this technical programme.You’ll explore technical skills ranging from video editing to animation as you craft concepts and bring them to life using industry standard software. You will also gain an understanding of the wider creative digital industry and how it influences computer games.
Who is this course for?
If you are aged 16-18, you will join a Study Programme. We will make sure you are working at the right level on your core qualification and are challenged to achieve the highest level of qualification you can. All students will continue to improve their maths and English and if you don't have a grade 4 (3) at GCSE, we will work with you towards achieving that goal (subject to specific entry requirements for particular courses).
You will also get involved in activities to help you develop life skills and to build your confidence so you can make progress in your career. Weekly timetables will include tutorial support which may comprise of full group activities or one to one sessions to discuss individual progress or support needs.
Benefits / Skills
Develop practical skills in digital art, computer programming, website development, video editing, animation, and computer games development
You will develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of:
- Different audiences needs and how to produce content which meets those needs
- Media language to understand how messages are communicated to an audience
- A range of pre-production processes with consideration of the impact that these pre-production decisions can have on the quality of the final product.
You will have the ability to:
- Utilise a range of software and hardware to produce content in line with industry conventions, apply rigorous primary and secondary research skills to The development of products, and critically evaluate research sources as well as production work in order to make effective improvements to completed products.
What is required?
Develop positive working relationships with others in order to produce industry standard content, build resilience by responding positively to feedback from staff and peers and implement this feedback to make improvements to work produced, and productivity - organises work effectively and achieves required results within deadlines, demonstrating the drive and energy to get things done in pressurised situations and escalating appropriately when necessary.
Career ProgressionAfter studying the new Level 2 Computer Games course at Leeds City College you may have the opportunity to further your aspirations by progressing on to our Level 3 Games Design, Esport, Animation, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.
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Course Fee (16-18)
Course Fee (Adult)
£2,469 plus exam fee of £114 You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.
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Take advantage of our exciting industry links with Games Republic, GaMaYo, IBM, Sleepy Brain Studios, EGX Rezzed, Yorkshire Games Festival.
We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.