Our level 3 Next Gen: Games, Animation & VFX Skills course has been designed to reflect a wide range of roles within the games, animation and visual effects industries, and as such you will develop your creative, technical and organisational skills across a number of media projects. This is a specialist course, which will offer students the broad variety of learning across these areas employers desire and has a strong focus on team work, communication and critical thinking.
|Study Type:||Full Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 3|
Using industry standard software and equipment, working individually and in teams, you will complete a diverse set of projects ranging from understanding game engines to producing your own VFX, all developed to prepare you for the next stage of your education or even to gain employment.
Find out more about the NextGen Skills Academy here
This qualification consists of mandatory units all of which must be achieved in order to achieve the qualification. A grid showing an overview of the assessments for the qualification is shown below.
|3D Tools: Creative and Technical Modelling||126|
|Art Fundamentals for Games, Animation and Visual Effects industries||90|
|Core Principles of Games Design||30|
|Fundamental Animation skills||72|
|Fundamental Product programming for Games, Animation and Visual Effects industries||90|
|Maths and Logic Fundamentals for Games, Animation and Visual Effects industries||72|
|VFX Fundamentals for Games, Animation and Visual Effects industries||72|
|Images Sounds for Imagined worlds||90|
|Production Management for the Games, Animation and Visual Effects industries||144|
|Storyboard / Playboard||90|
|Working in the Games, Animation and Visual Effects industries||126|
Assessment will be via exams, blogs, portfolios, research and projects, and units will also cover areas such as emerging technologies and programming, as well working on personal development and career planning. Students can expect to leave with a solid portfolio of work which they can use to move onto higher education or into apprenticeships.
Fees for 2022/23: £3,520
Additional Costs: Students will need some accessories and a range of visits will be arranged - approximate total cost is £162.
4 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above, including Maths and English.
Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at Merit or above, including Maths and English at Grade 4.
Following your interview you will also be required to submit:
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Last updated - 02/11/2021