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Games Design and Animation Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love games? Are you passionate about platformers, barmy for board games and know your RPG stats inside out? Then why not come and join us on the Games Design course and find out what you are capable of! UAL Games Design is a two year, coursework based, practically focused course where you learn the skills needed to move onto University or your first steps into the ever expanding UK games industry. We focus on the development of games and game art and assets, so you don’t need to be a coding master to succeed! From developing pixel art 2D levels to fully textured 3D environments and characters we help you bring your ideas to life through our student focused curriculum. We’ll teach you how to apply essential theories to your thinking and your game products, will support you develop your own games (both digital and physical) and take your aspirations and career aims and make them our number one goal. In the first year of the course you will even create a fully realised board game, use 3D printing techniques and a full production process to launch the product in a live premiere event – and all in just ten days! Making use of the most up to date games development and digital media software you will learn to create with Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects and more...3d modelling software such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya. Game engines like Construct 3 and Ue4 and learn to work with the latest gadgets like the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality System. This course is offered at both our Camborne campus and our St Austell campus where you will benefit from access to everything that we offer in the Dance, Drama, I.T and Multimedia courses and will be involved in developing our social media presence through Instagram, YouTube and Facebook. So if playing games is your first step to making games, come and join us and lets work together to turn you from a gamer into a games designer!

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FdA Games Design for Industry

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This exciting skills-based programme meets the requirements of one of the fastest growing, dynamic and entrepreneurial sectors in the creative industries. Providing practical specialist knowledge to pursue a career in the game industry in paths such as an animation, level design, coding, 3D modelling, concept art or texturing etc. Core artistic and technical skills will be developed to enable creation and building of games and content for a variety of platforms. As a games student you will be creating stunning and immersive worlds, VR experiences, characters and other games assets, in a variety of styles ranging from the realistic to cel shaded etc.

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Esports Extended Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The Esports industry is a fast-growing global industry with revenue projected to reach £1.5 billion in 2022 with more than 450 million viewers tuning in during 2021. This is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing industries in the world! The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Esports is a two year, coursework and synoptic assessed course that is highly practical and ensures learners have the skills needed to move onto university or directly into industry. A breadth of Esports skills and careers are explored throughout the two year programme to allow you to choose a range of pathways for your progression. These include but are not limited to sport, marketing, enterprise, IT and the creative industry. You will also have the opportunity to host various Esports events as well as testing your gaming skills against other competitive players. You will have access to Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects and more...3d modelling software such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya. Game engines like Construct 3 and Ue4 and learn to work with the latest gadgets like the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality System as well as out television studio for broadcasting live Esports events. If you want to join the next generation of Esports players, coaches, broadcasters, shoutcasters, events managers, business managers then this is the course for you.

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BA (Hons) Games Design For Industry

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This 1 year top up, full time, innovative and exciting new games programme has been designed to allow students from the HND or foundation degree (and others where appropriate) to progress to an honours degree to develop an independent, autonomous practice, but with skills and attributes to be part of any team within any typical games design studio. This programme aims to facilitate and equip graduates with the expertise, enthusiasm and flexibility for a future in developing games and their content. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of Agile, entrepreneurship, team management and the techniques and skills needed by the games industry to get you that dream job, or to start your own independent games company. We specialise in providing a typical studio set up with small class sizes to ensure you get excellent support and advice for your studies. You will have greater access to staff and resources, as well as practical specialist knowledge to pursue a career in your chosen area of specialism within the games industry. Tutors will facilitate your independent research into advanced game design skills and techniques reflecting your particular specialism throughout the programme. Team production of prototypes will be explored, as well as methods to improve immersion, narrative and visual impact. You will be encouraged to investigate design innovations such as virtual and augmented reality, to develop new methods of enhancing gameplay, and simulation whilst receiving career and business advice specifically tailored to your individual aspirations. Visits to games festivals such as EGX Rezzed will also inform student practice. You will be encouraged to work creatively and professionally to design and communicate concepts through visuals, prototypes, 3D/2D game assets, game design documents, pitches and presentations often to professionals within the industry. You will use industry standard software such as Autodesk (3D Studio Max, Maya and Mudbox etc), the full Adobe Master collection, UE4 and others. You will also have access to VR headsets such as Oculus Rifts and Vives, excellent sound labs, video cameras, Kinect cameras and blue/green screens etc. Graduates have gone on to work in games studios such as Splash Damage or set up their own independent studios. This is a full-time course; typically, students should expect to spend 35 – 40 hours per week on a combination of taught and self-directed study. Each module is delivered over a 15-week Study Block, which typically comprises 12 weeks of learning and teaching, and 3 weeks of assessment and feedback. Students will engage in a variety of learning activities, including lectures, seminars, private and group tutorials, specialist workshops. For examples of student work please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamedesign4Industry Download BA (Hons) Games Design for Industry Programme Specification (2021-22) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/BA-Hons-Games-Design-for-Industry-Programme-Specification-2021-22.pdf Download BA (Hons) Games Design for Industry Module Appendix Handbook (2021-22) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/BA-Hons-Games-Design-for-Industry-Module-Appendix-Handbook-2021-22.pdf

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Games Design and Animation Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love games? Are you passionate about platformers, barmy for board games and know your RPG stats inside out? Then why not come and join us on the Games Design course and find out what you are capable of! UAL Games Design is a two year, coursework based, practically focused course where you learn the skills needed to move onto University or your first steps into the ever expanding UK games industry. We focus on the development of games and game art and assets, so you don’t need to be a coding master to succeed! From developing pixel art 2D levels to fully textured 3D environments and characters we help you bring your ideas to life through our student focused curriculum. We’ll teach you how to apply essential theories to your thinking and your game products, will support you develop your own games (both digital and physical) and take your aspirations and career aims and make them our number one goal. In the first year of the course you will even create a fully realised board game, use 3D printing techniques and a full production process to launch the product in a live premiere event – and all in just ten days! Making use of the most up to date games development and digital media software you will learn to create with Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects and more...3d modelling software such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya. Game engines like Construct 3 and Ue4 and learn to work with the latest gadgets like the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality System. This course is offered at both our Camborne campus and our St Austell campus where you will benefit from access to everything that we offer in the Dance, Drama, I.T and Multimedia courses and will be involved in developing our social media presence through Instagram, YouTube and Facebook. So if playing games is your first step to making games, come and join us and lets work together to turn you from a gamer into a games designer!

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FdA Games Design for Industry

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This exciting skills-based programme meets the requirements of one of the fastest growing, dynamic and entrepreneurial sectors in the creative industries. Providing practical specialist knowledge to pursue a career in the game industry in paths such as an animation, level design, coding, 3D modelling, concept art or texturing etc. Core artistic and technical skills will be developed to enable creation and building of games and content for a variety of platforms. As a games student you will be creating stunning and immersive worlds, VR experiences, characters and other games assets, in a variety of styles ranging from the realistic to cel shaded etc.

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Esports Extended Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The Esports industry is a fast-growing global industry with revenue projected to reach £1.5 billion in 2022 with more than 450 million viewers tuning in during 2021. This is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing industries in the world! The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Esports is a two year, coursework and synoptic assessed course that is highly practical and ensures learners have the skills needed to move onto university or directly into industry. A breadth of Esports skills and careers are explored throughout the two year programme to allow you to choose a range of pathways for your progression. These include but are not limited to sport, marketing, enterprise, IT and the creative industry. You will also have the opportunity to host various Esports events as well as testing your gaming skills against other competitive players. You will have access to Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects and more...3d modelling software such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya. Game engines like Construct 3 and Ue4 and learn to work with the latest gadgets like the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality System as well as out television studio for broadcasting live Esports events. If you want to join the next generation of Esports players, coaches, broadcasters, shoutcasters, events managers, business managers then this is the course for you.

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BA (Hons) Games Design For Industry

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This 1 year top up, full time, innovative and exciting new games programme has been designed to allow students from the HND or foundation degree (and others where appropriate) to progress to an honours degree to develop an independent, autonomous practice, but with skills and attributes to be part of any team within any typical games design studio. This programme aims to facilitate and equip graduates with the expertise, enthusiasm and flexibility for a future in developing games and their content. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of Agile, entrepreneurship, team management and the techniques and skills needed by the games industry to get you that dream job, or to start your own independent games company. We specialise in providing a typical studio set up with small class sizes to ensure you get excellent support and advice for your studies. You will have greater access to staff and resources, as well as practical specialist knowledge to pursue a career in your chosen area of specialism within the games industry. Tutors will facilitate your independent research into advanced game design skills and techniques reflecting your particular specialism throughout the programme. Team production of prototypes will be explored, as well as methods to improve immersion, narrative and visual impact. You will be encouraged to investigate design innovations such as virtual and augmented reality, to develop new methods of enhancing gameplay, and simulation whilst receiving career and business advice specifically tailored to your individual aspirations. Visits to games festivals such as EGX Rezzed will also inform student practice. You will be encouraged to work creatively and professionally to design and communicate concepts through visuals, prototypes, 3D/2D game assets, game design documents, pitches and presentations often to professionals within the industry. You will use industry standard software such as Autodesk (3D Studio Max, Maya and Mudbox etc), the full Adobe Master collection, UE4 and others. You will also have access to VR headsets such as Oculus Rifts and Vives, excellent sound labs, video cameras, Kinect cameras and blue/green screens etc. Graduates have gone on to work in games studios such as Splash Damage or set up their own independent studios. This is a full-time course; typically, students should expect to spend 35 – 40 hours per week on a combination of taught and self-directed study. Each module is delivered over a 15-week Study Block, which typically comprises 12 weeks of learning and teaching, and 3 weeks of assessment and feedback. Students will engage in a variety of learning activities, including lectures, seminars, private and group tutorials, specialist workshops. For examples of student work please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamedesign4Industry Download BA (Hons) Games Design for Industry Programme Specification (2021-22) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/BA-Hons-Games-Design-for-Industry-Programme-Specification-2021-22.pdf Download BA (Hons) Games Design for Industry Module Appendix Handbook (2021-22) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/BA-Hons-Games-Design-for-Industry-Module-Appendix-Handbook-2021-22.pdf

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