Course overview

Games, 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.

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Dates and applications

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Games, Animation & VFX Level 2 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1702C01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 26/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
9.95
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £2085. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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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
This course costs £2085. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

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.

Additional costs

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.

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