Qualification

Introduction (SCQF Level 4/5)

Duration

1 Year (approx.16 hours per week in College)

Interests

  • Computing

Campus

  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

This is the first step for those interested in a career in games development and Esports.

What you will experience

This course will introduce learners to the genres, trends and emerging technologies of the computer games industry. This course provides a foundation in techniques that are important to the sector, such as digital planning and design, creation of media assets, and development and testing — while also developing employability skills and Core Skills through enterprise activities.

Level 4/5 students will have an introduction to Esports, will explore video game characters, narrative design, creating an Esports brand, organising an Esports tournament and live-stream broadcasting.