Introduction to Computer Games Design

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


This course will introduce learners to the genres, trends and emerging technologies of the computer games industry.

This course provides a foundation in techniques that are important to the sector, such as digital planning and design, creation of media assets, and development and testing — while also developing employability skills and Core Skills through enterprise activities.

On completion you achieve a college certificate and 3 NPA awards in Computer Games Development (Levels 4 and 5); Digital Media Animation at Level 5)

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Progression Routes

North East Scotland College has excellent progression opportunities, with links to eight universities across Scotland and great relationships with industry employers.

Start Date



College Cert

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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