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Computer Games & Interactive Entertainment Development

Course Code: DLO

Duration: 1 Year

This hands on course for computer games enthusiasts looking to work in the games industry covers 3d modelling and animation, unity and games programming.

A 1-year, introductory course for computer games enthusiasts aiming to work in the games industry covering 3d modelling, animation, unity, game programming.

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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 HND in Digital Design and Technology (UX, UI) and the HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Design) here in BCFE.

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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This hands on course for computer games enthusiasts looking to work in the games industry covers 3d modelling and animation, unity and games programming.

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)

This hands on course for computer games enthusiasts looking to work in the games industry covers 3d modelling and animation, unity and games programming.

PROGRESSION

Graduates with a merit profile may apply for entry to the HND in Digital Design (UX, UI) and the HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Design) 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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