Level 2

Digital Technologies Computer Games Design Level 2 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon, Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon, Southend Campus

Overview

This course provides an insight into the games industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in the world today.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 1 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 3/D in MATHS or ENGLISH

  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio

  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • The computer games industry
  • 2D digital art for computer games 
  • Research for computer games design
  • 2D computer games engines
  • 2D games production project
  • Introduction to game programming
  • Games testing
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Project/portfolio-based learning 
  • Practical tasks with supporting written material
  • Planning of work 
  • Completed work 
  • Evaluations of work
  • Examinations in English and maths

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

You can progress to the Level 3 media course in Computer Games Design, Animation, TV and Film, Broadcast or Digital Publishing.