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Computer Games & Interactive Entertainment Development

Course Code: DLO

Duration: 1 Year

OVERVIEW

This is an exciting practical programme for computer games enthusiasts who would like to pursue a career in the games development industry. The course is focused on the industry programs and applications that enable the production of both game content and general production. Successful students may apply to progress onto the Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Design).

COURSE CONTENT

  • 3 Dimensional Computer Graphics
  • Communications
  • Design Skills
  • Digital Marketing
  • Games Analysis Design
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Web Authoring
  • Work Experience

STUDENTS’ WORK

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI level 4 Certificate. Good computer literacy and a knowledge of computer games styles. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

CERTIFICATION

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Creative Media (5M5048).

PROGRESSION

Graduates with a merit profile may apply for entry to BTEC National Higher Diploma courses in Multimedia and in Computer Games Development in BCFE. Graduates may progress to courses in Higher Education Institutions on a competitive basis through the new QQI Common Awards System (CAS). For information on the scheme see Higher Education Links Scheme.

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