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Level 3 Creative Media Production (Games Design and Development)

Start (w/c): 01/09/2020 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Aberdare

Course Information

This UAL level 3 course has been designed to equip students with the necessary skills to prepare them for entry into the games design and development sector. The course has been designed to help with progression to courses such as games design, animation and graphic design, allowing students the opportunity to develop a portfolio throughout their studies of both design and development work.

Throughout the course you will learn the fundamentals of good games design, as well as interacting with industry standard design and development software.

What Will I Learn?

You will study a range of units geared towards game design and development. Units to include:

· Introduction to media processes and technical skills · Introduction to design and research skills · Professional Practice

· Contextual awareness in creative media · Audio production and technology · Visual production and technology

· Interactive production · Developing a creative media project

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A*- C including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a Level 2 in Information Technology.

You will be invited to attend an interview. You will also be required to undertake an initial assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.


There is continuous assessment throughout the course for practical and written assignments. All units are internally assessed and externally moderated. On successful completion of this qualification an overall grade is given of Pass, Merit or Distinction.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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Career Progression

  • After studying Level 3 Games Design at the college you will have the opportunity to further your aspirations by progression on to university or into the work place with the skills, knowledge and confidence you have gained.


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