Level 1 First Certificate Interactive Content - Games Virtual Reality & VFX

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 2 GCSEs grade E - F (grade 1 - 2) in English and maths. A good school report, attendance and attitude towards work, plus completion of the 'Get to know you' and Assessment day

What will I learn?

You will use your passion for working creatively on a computer to develop a basic understanding of interactive content creation.

During the first year of the course you will develop skills in computer animation nad CGI techniques, and design for moving image. You will also develop your skills in English and maths.

Topics you will study include:

  • Interactive media and computer games
  • Computer animation and CGI techniques
  • Design for the moving image
  • Photo imaging and manipulation
  • Video Production, Processes and Techniques
  • Editing Audio and Video for Interactive content
  • Web Page Concepts and Creation
  • Sound recording techniques and technology

You will be assessed through a series of coursework assignments and practical tasks.

What could I progress on to?

On successful completion of the course you can progress on the Level 2 Interactive Content: Games, Virtual Reality and VFX course, or start an Apprenticeship in a similar area.

With additional training you may wish to start a career in the industry and could find roles in, Broadcast Media (Radio production, Visual and special effects, Cinematography and UK broadcasting), Journalism and Media.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

  • Course code 19101
    Course name Level 1 First Certificate Interactive Content: Games, Virtual Reality & VFX
    Campus Ore Valley
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 10/09/18
    Duration 36 week (s)

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