BTEC Extended Diploma in Digital Creative Media
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress into a career in computing and/or a computing-related course in higher education. We prepare you to become a successful professional in the computing industry.
Ideal if: you want to discover the principle of structured programming from which computer games and programs are built.
You’ll learn: computer systems; gaming hardware; object-oriented programming; sound and digital graphics; games design and storytelling; 3D animation and environments; current game pipelines; gaming platforms; games programming; and project management.
Expect: a combination of software development used in the gaming and multimedia industries, with an overview of the games and computing industry.
You’ll love: making games from scratch in our well-equipped labs using modern game development kit.
Future career options:
Games Designer - Programmer - Developer
You’ll get the opportunity to take part in a wide range of trips and visits. In recent months our students have been to the Sky TV Academy in London; the Hydron Collider at Cern, Geneva; EGX, Birmingham - the UK largest computer Games exhibition; Bletchley Park and more.
We also partner with local companies and organisations to give you experience of working with ‘live’ computing projects and enable you to hear from leading professionals in the world of computing.