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Digital Industries - Games Development Level 1 Study Programme

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 59442-1
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


Ready Player One... Do you want to be part of the next generation of game developers, game programmers, game designers, and game artists? Then level up your stats and unlock new perks with our trailblazing games development course.

Take your first steps into a growing £4.2 billion industry, and become one of 20,000 people employed in this dynamic, competitive, and exciting sector.

Our game development course prides itself on its student’s autonomy, and self-driven project-based work. Allowing you to tailor your education to your own individual requirements and career goals.

Explore your potential, take creative risks, and reap the rewards! Our expert team of highly trained industry professionals will help guide you through the world of Digital Game Development. With specialists in Game Art, Programming, In-Engine Game Development, and Project Management, you will garner

a comprehensive set of industry standard skills.

Future Career and Earning Potentials:

App Developer £21K-£55K

Computer Games Tester £15K-£40K

Computer Games Developer £19K-£70K

(Source: National Careers Service)

Please Note: Work placement opportunities will be available at all



What you will study 

Some of the areas you will study include:

Level 1 – You will develop assets through different projects to explore game creation processes and techniques. 

Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have good Maths and English GCSEs, which is why the development of these skills are so important, whatever your field of study.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed through assignments and practical project work that count towards your final grade. Your tutor will provide regular feedback and maintain a record of assessment. All student work may be externally verified.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at 9-1

Your next steps...

Further study 

On completion with the appropriate pass and English and maths grades, you can progress through the levels.
You could progress onto higher education courses in Computer Games Design or Development, Animation, Digital Graphics, Web Design and Multimedia.

Career Opportunities 

This study programme is the first step to working in a range of exciting industries including Computer Games Design, Computer Games Development, Computer Games Writing, Computer Animation, Digital Art, Graphic Design and Web Design.


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