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Take your passion for Gaming to the next level with our HND in Games Development at Gateshead College, our 2 year HND in Games Development provides you with the skills, knowledge, and experience to kick-start an exciting career in the games industry.
Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and cutting-edge techniques shaping interactive entertainment today. Our course covers everything from cultural contexts and 3D design to programming and project management. You'll gain contextual knowledge essential for creating innovative, socially responsible games.
Bring your game ideas to life through our iterative development process. Explore, test, and refine your concepts with guidance from experienced tutors. Build your portfolio as you progress from paper prototypes to finished products using industry-standard tools like Unity, Unreal and 3Ds Max.
Develop your technical abilities to thrive as a game developer, programmer, or designer. Our facilities boast state-of-the-art labs kitted out with the latest hardware and software. You'll also benefit from guest lectures by working professionals.
This challenging yet rewarding course will equip you with the practical skills and professional behaviours needed to launch your dream career. Join our vibrant community of creators and make your mark on the future of gaming. Apply today to turn your gaming passion into a profession!
Year 1 (HNC - Module A: Process & Practice)
Year 2 (HND - Module B: Professional Creative Practice)
All assessment is project based work in the form of assignment briefs. This might include written assignments, practical tasks and presentations.
Staff have many years of teaching experience across the HE and FE sector.
Links with local businesses in the digital sector, including Proto and Infinity 27, mean we can adapt to changes in the industry and access professionals for their experience and advice.
This might include work experience opportunities, guest speakers or visits to games conferences.
Our HE room is kitted out in hi spec PCs designed to run the most update software, including Unreal, Unity and 3D modelling software.
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the
most out of your time at college.
have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our
specialist teams can help with:
Requirements for the course are Merit at UAL or MMP at BTEC L3.
If you have not achieved these grades your applications are still welcome but will be subject to an interview and portfolio check. GCSE English and Maths at grade 9-4 (A*-C).
We welcome applications from mature students without these qualifications but with relevant experience.
An interview is required.
The course costs £5995 for each year of study.
The fee shown is the fee you will pay per year of study. For example, if the course lasts for one year, this is the full fee you will pay.
If the course lasts for one or more years, this is the fee you’ll pay per year of study.
There may be additional costs for equipment, uniforms or study resources which we’ll let you know about at your course interview.
Many of our learners will apply for a Student Loan to help cover these fees.
Our friendly team can help you through this process and can be contacted via email at [email protected] or 0191 490 2294 or via Live Chat.
Please note: The fee shown may be subject to change.
If this happens, you will be contacted directly before the course is due to start.
All courses will run subject to sufficient student numbers.