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Media and Games

Course Code: MGC2
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: Oxford, Cambridge & RSA (OCR)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time
  • Time of day: Daytime

What's it all about?

This study programme is a fascinating introduction to the world of media and games. It will recognise your existing skills and interests and build upon them, giving you a taste of each industry so you can decide where to hone your skills in future studies or work. Whether you’re a budding film producer or game builder, this course gives you a fantastic start with excellent progression opportunities onto more advanced, specialist courses. With a great balance of practical and theory-based sessions, you can rest assured that you’ll be learning in a buzzing, cutting-edge environment.

Course information

This course covers the following subjects:

  • game design
  • art for games
  • film making
  • sound for film and games
  • photography
  • graphic design
  • radio.

In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need a GCSE in English at grade 3 (D) or above.

If you don’t have the specific entry requirement, you can still apply for this course. Individual cases will be considered.

Assessment is via coursework. There are no formal exams.

On successful completion of this course, you may progress to an Apprenticeship.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

IT Business Analysts, Architects and Systems Designers


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