Games Design (Level 3)

Games Design (Level 3)

Subject Area: Games Design & Game Arts


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course Code: 153856
  • Entry Requirements

    5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including English and/or maths,


    a Level 2 related subject or including English and/or maths at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent).


    Course Overview

    Tech Campus

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    Whatever your passion is for games design, we offer you a broad practical approach to many aspects of games production that will include:

    · Animation for Games

    · Sound Production

    · Level Design

    · Games Design theory

    · Practical Prototyping

    · Programming for Games

    You will also have a personal tutor who teaches on the programme and will support you throughout your time at Suffolk New College.

    You will be working towards a UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Take a 360° virtual tour of your learning environment - Animation Studio| TV Studio | Control Room | Control Room Audio | Photography Studio | Photography Dark Room | Radio Station

    Course Highlights

    Industry standard equipment

    Industry expert tutors

    Take part in Games Jams

    Work experience for real world industry experience

    Core Skills Covered: IT Skills | Evaluating | Project Management | Problem Solving | Patience | Creativity

    Next Steps

    The course has been designed to help you progress onto university or into the games design industry. You will also be given tailored advice and guidance from your personal tutor about your next steps. Students who complete this course may progress onto Higher Education.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Throughout the course, students will have the chance to attend industry-related trips. These trips will usually incur a trip cost, to cover transport and tickets as required.