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Interactive Digital Immersion

Level: 5
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: Plymouth Marjon University
Qualification: BSc (Hons)
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 4.30pm

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About the course

This top-up degree focuses on harnessing digital technologies to create interactive experiences beyond entertainment. It will appeal to those who have a games design and production or virtual technologies background that wish to pursue specialist areas of expertise within the digital technology sector. It aims to develop innovative experiences using virtual reality technology and/or games technology.

You will work with clients in order to provide game-based or virtual reality solutions. Client work will give you access to a diverse learning environment and develop your interpersonal, management and production skills, whilst honing your production skills to meet industry standards.

Interactive digital immersion seeks to develop profound immersive experiences that can have a positive far reaching impact on society. This course places the students at the helm of the latest technology and invites them to shape the creative application that the latest technology affords.

What you'll learn

This is an innovative programme fashioned in careful consideration of potential progression routes into industry and self-employment (independent developers or freelancers).

Some of the subject areas you will study …

  • music for immersion
  • environmental art (optional)
  • programming for development (optional)
  • client orientated production
  • justification and funding
  • project innovation.
Entry requirements

You will need to have a level 5 qualification (for example the Foundation Degree in Games Design and Production).

Assessments/Exams

All assessment will be via coursework.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.