Course overviewGames, Animation & VFX Level 2 City of Bristol College
A UAL Diploma in Games, Animation & VFX.
This full-time, one-year Creative Media course will give you the opportunity to work with interesting and diverse projects while gaining a valid understanding of the subject.
You will experiment with your ideas, look at the work media practitioners in a variety of disciplines such as film, digital graphics, animation, web and game design.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LGF1702C01-1||05/09/2022 - 26/06/2023||1 years||Groups (mixed days)||9.95||09:15||College Green Centre||Apply|
Who is this course for?
This UAL Diploma in Creative Media (Games Design and Animation) course is for young people aged 16-18 and adults aged 19 and over interested in digital art and media, such as film games design and animation, but had very little experience with the subject area then this may be the right start for you.
What you'll learn
On this course you will learn basic and creative skills in digital media as well as research into a range of media practitioners.
You will have the opportunity to work on a personal project and showcase your newly developed skills within the subject.
The course will feature modules on advertising, media publication, film making and games design. We will help you develop your English and maths skills as well as your skills in digital media production.
Course entry requirements
To join this course, you will need at least four GCSEs or equivalent at grade 3 (D) or above including at least either Maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills. We can also consider successful completion of a Level 1 vocational qualification.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
Your work will be assessed through written and practical means. You will present the work in folders, digital blogs and in different practical formats. You will be assessed on your development and outcomes. Regular portfolio assessment throughout the year, by which you will always know how you are progressing on the course and given a number of opportunities to improve your performance.
There are two externally assessed units as part of this course, which are undertaken in a controlled environment.
Future career and study opportunities
After successfully completing this course, you can move on to a range of subject areas.
The most common progression from the level 2 Diploma is onto one of our creative Level 3 programmes such as Creative Media Production, Interactive Design, Graphic Design and Photography.
You can also move onto another level 2 course and explore new areas of the creative sectors, such as Art and Design.
There is no formal kit list for consumables, but if you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.