Course Type: Full Time

Level 1 Games Design Essentials

  • Course Code AAA0645
  • Start Date 3rd September 2018
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

Are you interested in working in the games, art or media industry? If yes, then this is an excellent opportunity to practice and develop your creative skills from the ground up. 


You will work on a range of practical based projects, with the knowledge to help you progress on to higher levels or get a job in the future. You'll get to:

  • Create concepts and content for a Game.
  • Develop art and design skills.
  • Script, shoot and edit a short film.

We are looking for students who are interested in developing their creative skills. Don’t worry if you aren't at a high standard yet, as we’ll teach you everything you need to know – you just need to be willing to learn.


An interview is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

No formal entry requirements apart from an interview to assess your needs

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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