This 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, 3D modelling or concept art etc. Core artistic and technical skills will be developed to enable creation and building of games and content for a variety of platforms.
You will gain an understanding of the broad areas of games development, ludology, VR, concept work, 3D modelling and animation, level creation, character design, motion capture, history, contextual and social issues, together with an overview of the more technical and creative aspects of the games design pipeline.
Studies include formal lectures, practical workshops, trips to EGX Rezzed (London) and industry based assignments, exploring numerous aspects of digital gaming within a combined creative and technical framework; real-world tasks; creating real products through competitions, live client briefs and for the college’s own games design company; establishing a strong portfolio; web presence and showreel towards future employment. The experience is relevant and realistic.
For examples of student work please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamedesign4Industry
What You Will Learn
Computer Games Studies & Research
Pre-production Design & Computer Game Concept Art
2D Digital Graphics & Texturing for Computer Games
3D Modelling & Animation for Computer Games
3D Computer Games Engines & Asset Creation
Indicative Modules Year 2:
Subject Specialism Project
3D Cut Sequence Design & Digital Audio for Games
3D Character Animation & Motion Capture for Computer Games
Level Design & Production for Computer Games
Games Design & Development Project
You will also have access to industry standard software and hardware such as Autodesk (3D Studio Max, Maya, Mudbox etc), UE4, Oculus Rifts and a wide range of audio visual equipment.
BA (Hons) Games Design for Industry (top-up)
Games Designer or Developer
3D Animator or Modeller
Lead Designer or Animator
Animator for Film and Television
Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.