About this course
his UAL Subsidiary Diploma (Games Development) course is designed to introduce students to the processes of how computer games and interactive products are designed, developed and produced.
It provides a practical approach to appreciating and understanding the technology and skills required to become part of a games development team and how the processes and products work. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of different games platforms and types of interactive products available. In introducing you to design approaches and industry standard software and techniques, it will enable you to develop your own ideas and the know-how of what goes into the making of a playable and exciting computer game.
Our games development courses aim to give students insight into as many facets of gaming as possible with an emphasis on the creative and artistic aspects along with a thorough grounding in the history of games design and its cultural importance. City College is proactive in attracting a balance of male and female students to an exciting area of study which is no longer seen as a male dominated field.
5 GCSEs at grade C including English. At interview you will be required to present work which demonstrates your ability to express and develop your ideas through use of creative computer software applications. You will also need to talk about your desire to work in the computer games design industry.