Games design Sector
The game design industry is one of the biggest growing industry sectors in the world. Competitive gaming in the form of Esports is a billion-dollar international industry that is now taking hold in the UK. Whether it is gaming competitively, programming & coding, digital project management or app design and development, our suite of courses provide the foundations of skill for your career in this exciting industry.
At KS4 students study level 2 qualifications in -
BTEC Creative Media Game Design Level 2 for 3 hrs per week
BTEC Digital Technologies Level 2 for 3 hrs per week
GCSE Computer Science for 3 hrs per week
The above courses complement each other to enable students to transfer skills and knowledge across courses.
At KS5 students study Level 3 qualifications in –
BTEC Level 3 in creative Media Practice – specialising in Game Design for 6 hrs per week.
BTEC Level 3 in Esports
BTEC Level 3 in Business
The above courses provide students with a diverse computer-based skill set. Students will develop knowledge in the fundamentals of Gaming concept, planning & pitching ideas, 2D & 3D modelling, programming & coding and an overview of media regulatory bodies. Work is taught to industry briefs that give an experience of the real world scenarios.