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Media, Games and Computing

Course Code: MGC2

Level: 2
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: OCR
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

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About the course

This study programme is a fascinating introduction to the world of media, games and computing. 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, app designer 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.

What you'll learn

This course covers the following subjects:

  • game design
  • art for games
  • film making
  • photography
  • graphic design
  • radio
  • networking
  • coding.
Entry requirements

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.

Important information

“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

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.)”


Course Code: MGC2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £999

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.