Anyone interested in pursuing a career in Computer Games Design, Computer Games Art, Computer Animation, or VFX. You must have a passion for games (not just playing), animation and VFX, and be creative, with solid IT skills, and the motivation to work hard.
You don’t need to be able to draw, but you will need to be willing to try to improve your visual communication skills.
You’ll need a minimum of two GCSEs at grade 3 including Maths and English. You must have a keen interest in both the practical and analytical aspects of the computer games, animation & VFX industries.
You will be taught through workshop-based sessions that encourage hands on experience of industry standard software and techniques.
You will use the latest software and hardware to produce 2D/3D games, 2D/3D game levels, game design documents, concept art, 3D models, 2D/3D animation and visual effects (VFX).
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri,between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
Students who successful complete the Level 2 Games, Animation & VFX course, could then progress onto our NextGen Computer Games, Animation and VFX National Extended Diploma Level 3.
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