NSCG | Level 3 Diploma in Games Design & 3D Modelling
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Course overview

This full time, two-year course is perfect if you want to work in the UK's games or animation industries a market which grew 12.4 per cent to £5.11 billion in 2019. The course covers a wide range of creative areas as an integral part of the games, film, TV and VFX industries. The course enables you to understand and acquire all the skills needed to create games from scratch including art styles, programming and full game development. You will undertake work experience in both years of the programme to give you the employability skills needed to succeed in industry.

What else do I need to know?

Previous students from this highly successful course have gone on to forge careers in the UK's fast growing games design and animation industry. Some of our alumni will visit and share their experiences with you as part of your programme.

What are the entry requirements?

Usually four or more high grades at GCSE in subjects that are relevant to the course you’d like to study, including maths and/or English. Alternatively, you’ll need a Level 2 Diploma with overall Merit in a relevant subject and maths and English at appropriate levels.

You will be invited to interview to show and discuss your current work, which may be digital, printed or hand rendered.

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed at regular points throughout the year as you complete each task within a unit of study. You will receive formative written and verbal feedback from highly experienced course staff.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

You can progress onto a degree course in Games, Design, which has a myriad of specialist courses at Higher Education level. You can also apply to progress onto a higher level apprenticeship.

How do I find out more?

If you wish to find out more you can contact Mark Cruxton, Course Leader, by emailing: mark.cruxton@nscg.ac.uk

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