Advanced Certificate: Computer Games Design and Animation

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course is a launch pad for progression to HNC/HND level courses in computer games digital design or computer games development, and allows you to learn how a game is constructed from initial concept to final product.

You will also be able to learn more about 3D modelling and VR emerging technologies within the games industry.

Subjects Include:
Computer games design, media assets, and development; eSports element; Emerging technologies and experiences; Character creation; Gameplay; Games programming; 2D and 3D modelling and animation; Animation skills.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, preferably including Maths or Intermediate Certificate: Computer Games Design and Animation (with eSports) or NC Computing with Digital Media or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC/D.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Digital, Computing and Cyber

SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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