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Creative Media Production (Games Development) HNC

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Stoke-on-Trent College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

In partnership with Stoke-on-Trent College, we're offering you the chance to pursue a HNC level qualification in Games Development.The computer games industry is a global business worth billions of dollars a year. Graduates will understand this world-wide marketplace, along with the multi-national publishers and developers who produce some of the most successful games. Graduates will have the skills and attributes to contribute to this global trade through employment in either a studio, academia, or through the production of smaller viral games on mobile platforms.A graduate will be digitally literate and will be able to develop their portfolio of work throughout their career. The games industry is constantly evolving, and lifelong learning is at the heart of every team member in a development studio. Graduates will develop a set of core-competencies to support your development in:o Fundamentals of Games Designo The development of Game content, including level design and gameplay designo The production, workflow, project and team management of game studios Developmento Specialist nuances of Game Design and the roles in industry o The language of the Games industry o Understanding events that shape the industry o Understanding the business, marketing and legal issues surrounding the industryAs a student on this course you'll have access to:-· Designated HE Classrooms for your HNC Course· A suite of specialist facilities for example A 360 degree immersive virtual reality & augmented reality Igloo· All classrooms have Smartboard facilities· 100-seater Lecture Theatre with full AV· Comprehensive Library printing/copying/binding facilities· Wi-Fi throughout building· IT support for both staff and Students· 3 Boardrooms with AV equipment· Students have access to printing and copying via printers/copiers located within Library areas at both campuses.

Application deadline

26 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 64

Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered on an individual basis, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff.

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University information

Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

The new Catalyst building will be home to future-facing Business degrees. All students have access to industry-standard facilities such as the Smart Zone.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 113 36

    61st out of 103 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 54%

    73rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    80th

    49
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    14th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    55th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.47 89%

    3rd

    22

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