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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production(Game Development)

Course Code: C5160
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19
The global video game market is expected to reach an estimated £143 billion by 2020. Currently the UK has over 2100 active games companies working to deliver experiences on a wide range of platforms including PC, Console, Mobile and more recently through Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. It is one of the most exciting and innovative areas in computing today. This course aims to provide you with the design and technical skills required for a career in this industry. This full-time, two year course covers units that include, amongst others:

 game development practices • games in context • game design • 3D modelling • advanced 3D modelling
• principles of animation • scripting for games • environment & level design • collaborative project

An additional module to enhance your employability may also be included as part of the programme. This qualification combines theory and practice and opportunity to develop your creative skills in this fast moving industry.

Entry Requirements

Please refer to the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. Please note, the minimum tariff accepted for this course in the previous academic year was 96  points (240 points on old UCAS tariff).


Tuition Fee


Fees relate to year 1 of a 2 year course.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Additional costs

You will be required to purchase an external USB Hard Drive at £50. All fees are set in accordance with DEL regulations

Students completing the course may progress to employment in industry, or gain admission to the second year of university honours degree courses.

Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5321 / 5033 / 5385 or  email: [email protected]