Certificate: Computer Games Design and Animation (with eSports)

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This new exciting course is designed to prepare you for a career in the games and animation sector. You will study a broad range of subject areas including Computer Games design and development, 2D Animation and eSports.

As well as achieving a National Progression Award in Computer Games Development, you will also receive a CISCO Certificate on completion of the CISCO Get Connected unit. CISCO is the world's most robust IT infrastructure brand and a well-known household name for global tech companies. It is part of Microsoft's infrastructure.

You will also be introduced to games design and development, including the use of the Games Engine Unreal. Unreal is the world's most advanced and cutting-edge real time 3D creation tool.

You will study:
Computer games design & development; HTML and CSS coding; eSports games performance and promoting events; Animation fundamentals; Moving images; Computer programming; Creating and evaluating software; Get connected; Beginners Unreal Engine.

Entry Requirements

National 3 English, Maths and a science or technological subject, 1 of these preferred at National 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Intermediate Certificate: Computer Games Development and Animation (with eSports).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Digital, Computing and Cyber

SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT