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Media, Games and Computing

Course Code: MGC2

Level: 2
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: OCR
Qualification: Diploma
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.

Assessments/Exams

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.)”

Full-time

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.