Interactive Media and Computer Games Development
Why choose this course?
What happens on the course?
Potential Career Paths
- 3D Visualiser
- Web developer
- Games Designer
- Game Developer
- 3D Character & Scenario Designer
Everything you need to know about this course!
- Direct progression from Level 3 Games & Interactive Media course (HOW College)
- Level 5 qualification with direct progression onto the final year (level 6) of the BA (Hons) in Computer Games Design at UoW.
- Workshop environment
- Latest course specific hardware and software
- Established links with University of Wolverhampton
- WBL links with West Midlands Police, The Stroke Centre & Shire Consulting
- High consistent retention, achievement and success results
- Experienced and approachable staff
- Assess to Media studios including green screen, TV studio, sound studios and professional equipment
- Central location
The member of academic staff who leads this course is Faramarz Amiri
At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a broad understanding of “real life” working practices in the production of Games and Interactive Media products.
2. Demonstrate a range of technical and methodological skills, including design, implementation/integration and evaluation, for the construction of Interactive Media and Games products.
3. Demonstrate a range of personal and professional skills relevant to working within the Games and Interactive Media industry to include both project management and reflective practice.
4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate, and work effectively and professionally, within the games/interactive media industry and related fields including marketing.
5. Understand the underpinning principles and practices of Interactive Media and Games production
6. Creatively apply relevant principles and techniques to the design of Games and Interactive Media products.
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
Tuition Fees Loan: If you wish, you can take out a Government Student Loan which covers the full course fee. You pay it back once you’ve left university and your income is more than £25,725 (from April 2019). More information on repayments can be found at: repayments.It’s available to eligible full-time higher education students and does not depend on family income.
The amount of the Tuition Fees Loan is paid directly to the University of Wolverhampton by the Student Loan Company.
Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.Self-funding: If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay.The funding available to you depends on when you started your studies and if you have been to University previously.
For more information please contact the Gateway.
Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.