You require four GCSE grades A*-C for this course or equivalent including English and maths at grade C or above. A portfolio of artwork is also required.
This course is a combination of traditional and digital methods of animation and computer game development. You will have creative and artistic control over productions using a wide variety of methods. You will develop a variety of skills in traditional and contemporary methods of animation design and develop narrative understanding for the products. You will be able to design and prepare animations within the pre-production and realise this creation in practical units that will take you through animation and games design techniques
Who is the course suitable for?
If you want to explore animation and computer games development, enjoy detailed creative working and would like to expand your career opportunities in these fields then this is the right course for you. There are opportunities to test your artistic and computer skills within the productions. A good mixture of traditional and computer supported methods of production with an outlook to lead you into university study.
You will learn through a series of assignments that are developed on programme. All assignments are coursework based and many can be tuned to fit with your own career objective. All are ongoing assessments.
Development of Maths and English
Employability Skills Development
How will the course be taught?
How will I know how well I am doing?
You will be assessed through assignments that are structured to explore different methods of animation and games production. Assessment is ongoing in class and via submissions. You will be presenting work and producing written documentation in support of your ideas.
Are there any additional costs?
The course covers all essential costs but you may wish to improve your production content with more advanced materials. There are trips available which will incur additional costs.
What course can I do next?
UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animation and Games Design You can work within the world of animation after this course but it is usually recommended that you progress into a suitable university course to further refine your creative talents.
Where can I get further support / advice?
How do I join the course?
Apply online at www.centralbeds.ac.uk