This course prepares you for employment in a junior developer role within the Computer Games Industry or a junior software developer role within the IT Industry. The HNC Computer Games Development qualification has progression routes to our 2nd year HND Computer Games Development course and to 2nd year BSc Games and Software Development degree programmes. Applicants should note that this course contains maths subjects and progression to year 2 depends on having an ability to pass these subject areas.
Students will use industry standard software (including GameMaker Studio, Unity, Unreal Engine) and hardware (PC, VR, mobile devices) for development.
Subjects you'll study include: 3D Modelling and Animation; Mathematics (Calculus and Matrices); Program Planning; Structured Programming for Games; Working within a Project Team; Graded Games Project.
Higher Maths or Computing Science plus 3 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths or Computing Science (if not held at Higher); or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.
Second-year entry to HND Computer Games Development and to degree programmes at Glasgow Caledonian University, University of the West of Scotland and University of Abertay.
Applied Computing and Digital Technologies