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Course Info

  • animation
  • creativearts
  • games

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:


Course Overview

This course allows learners to specialise in Games and Animation giving the learner the opportunity to develop transferable skills related to study and vocational application that provide a platform for success both within Art and Design and elsewhere.

Topics include:

  • Digital Games Production
  • Animation for Digital Media
  • Digital Moving Image Production
  • Deconstructing Media Products
  • Digital Games Testing

Course Highlights

The course offers a balance of practical skill development and knowledge requirements, some of which can be theoretical in nature

Teaching and guidance from practising Animators and designers.

We have well-resourced studios and workshops for all disciplines.

The course includes work experience, enrichment activities and exhibitions and collaborative projects.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

On completion you will be able to progress to Level 3 Diploma in Games Design or Level 3 Diploma in Animation and Visual Effects.


Assessment of the internal and external units for this course is designed to fit the purpose and objective of the course– giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios. All units are graded to encourage skills development and performance. Units are assessed using a grading scale of Distinction, Merit, Pass and Unclassified. Grading has been introduced at this level as a result of feedback from users and practitioners of the qualification.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at grades 3/D as a minimum OR a related Level 1 vocational qualification;


Including a GCSE at grade 3/D (or equivalent) as a minimum in English OR English and Mathematics assessed at Entry 3 or above by College assessment.

Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required entry requirements. However, an interview will always be required.

A satisfactory reference may also be requested.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.