Course Code: IF1FE29 Digital and Games Development - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 05 Sep 2022 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now 05 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Are you interested in a career in games development, networking or web technologies? Our computing courses equip you with the skills required to work in these technology expanding industries. There are many employability opportunities within the computing industry and at Blackpool and The Fylde College we have a wide range of courses that will provide you with the specialised industry based skills required to work in the sector of your choice. In your year course you will study a range of topics including: Games programming Setting up an IT system 3D generated graphics Python development Team working Games design This is a transitional course to enable students without the pre requisite of 5 GCSE at grade 4 to gain the necessary skills to gain a T Level. Entry Requirements A minimum of 2 GCSEs or a relevant Level 1 qualification. All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course a successful interview with a tutor the ability to study independently a genuine interest in the subject good communication skills hardworking approach towards the industry Essential Skills – English and Maths If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject. Qualification Obtained Level 2 Diploma in Digital and Games Development Industry Placement and Field Trips Work placement is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a placement relevant to your study. Learning and Teaching Methods Teaching and learning differs for each module, with practical units incorporating a summative assignment that results in product creation. Students are initially supported by demonstrations and walkthroughs and later by a workshop/individual focus intended to foster creativity. Modules are delivered by specialised subject specialists with industry experience. Facilities and resources are regularly updated to improve your experiences college and to match the needs of the course. Assessment Methods There will be no formal assessment, however students will be assessed by assignment and portfolio. Tuition Fees If you are 18 and under no fees are payable. If you are 19+, please read our tuition fee guide for adult learners. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All resources required are provided by B&FC. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: NONE Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression On completion of this course, learners will have to opportunity to progress to the T level Digital Production, Design and Development, Digital Support Services or Digital Business Services. There will also be the possibility to follow a BTEC program at level 3 such as Computing with Programming, Games Development & Cyber Security - Level 3 Triple Diploma (BTEC).