Computer Games Development (NPA)

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus


The national Progression Award (NPA) in computer games development is a springboard into future study within the computing and computer games industries. This part-time course will introduce you to the design and technical skills required to create computer game. You will learn how to use graphics, animation and sound packages to create characters, sounds and environments. You will then assemble your game using a computer games engine and write computer code to add interactivity and functionality.

Topics Include:
HX9V 46 Computer Games: Design; HX9W 46 Computer Games: Media Assets; HX9X 46 Computer Games: Development.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, admission by interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Digital, Computing and Cyber

SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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