Games Design and Interactive Media – Level 2

What will I study?

This course will introduce you to computer programming, providing a progression route onto a more advanced work-related qualification. You will develop your skills in designing, creating and testing your own computer software.

Units may include:

  • Developing computer games
  • Computer graphics
  • Multimedia design
  • Animation techniques
  • Website development
  • Presenting information using IT
  • Interactive media production
  • Computer systems

 

What does it combine with?

This is a standalone subject, but you will be expected to resit GCSE Maths and English if needed and ECDL if not already gained in Year 11.

 

Where can it lead to?

This course will prepare you for employment and provides a good grounding to progress to a more advanced course. With further training or study you could progress to a career as a trainee programmer, trainee web developer or a role in IT services.

 

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You will be assessed through:

  • Projects
  • Assignments
  • Practical-based coursework

 

Entry requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or equivalent (including English and maths)
Familiarity with computers and computer terminology would be an advantage

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