Course Info

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animation & Computer Game Design

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

Learners must have; 4 GCSE’s grade 4 or above (including English or Maths) A demonstrable interest in Animation or Game Design or a GCSE in a creative subject or Computer Science. Successful interview with an Animation tutor (bring a portfolio of your Animation or Game Design work) Good verbal and written communication Good drawing skills or programming knowledge are a bonus


2 Years

Course Content

The course covers the following units:

Visual recording

Ideas and concepts

Communication and contextual influences

3D Modelling

2D and 3D Game Design

2D and 3D Animation

Concept Art and Story development for Computer Games

Special Features

Students are expected to have a basic art kit which includes pencils, eraser, sharpener, fineliner, coloured pencils and/or markers, glue stick, a USB memory stick and/or cloud storage. Some students will also choose to buy a Wacom drawing tablet.

Course Format

Full Time Programme


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