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Computer Games

Ayrshire College

Venues

Kilwinning Campus

Content

Welcome to the exciting world of HND Computer Games! In this rapidly evolving industry, you may find your passion for gaming turning into a rewarding career. This one-year full-time course is your gateway to the cutting-edge of computer games. It’s the perfect blend of technical skills, creativity and mathematical acumen.

This course includes:

explore the history and culture of computer games; develop programming skills, including object-oriented and event-driven programming; dive into relevant maths for interactive computing, focusing on 3D matrices and calculus; gain expertise in game customisation, scripting, immersive level design, character creation, storytelling, 3D modeling, animation, and mobile technology; work on real client projects and participate in end-of-year showcases; volunteer with CoderDojo, a global network of programming clubs for children and young people; and, attend open days and engage with guest speakers from universities and industry.

Entry Requirements

HNC Computer Games Development with a minimum of 15 credits and preferably A or B for the HNC Graded Unit. Interview.

Progression Routes

Progression to employment or entry to year 2 or 3 of a degree through the college's articulation arrangements.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Computing and ICT