HNC in Games Development is equivalent to the first year of a university degree programme. It concentrates on developing the skills to succeed in industry and prepares you for work in the digital sector.

What will I do?

You’ll study Skills such as:

  • Principles of Animation
  • Game Development
  • 3D Modelling
  • 3D Sculpting for VR and AR

You’ll gain a wide range of knowledge, during your Games Development course, tied to practical skills gained through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios, with live project briefs from our employer partners. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis, which are highly valued in higher education and the workplace.

What's next?

After studying a Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Games Development you’ll have sound knowledge of the basic concepts of games development and design. You’ll be able to demonstrate a range of subject-specific skills as well as general skills and qualities relevant to digital employers.

Once you’ve completed your HNC, you can progress your learning by moving on to Games Development Higher National Diploma, progress on to study at university or onto employment.

What types of jobs could you expect afterwards?

You could expect roles with titles such as Games Designer, Games Consultant, Games Developer, Don’t feel limited by this list, with the Digital Technologies HNC you’ll be anything ready.

During these jobs you could be responsible for working in a dynamic and agile environment, with constant exposure to new technologies and plenty of opportunities to grow your skills and learn from others.

Did you know?

55% of game development studio roles are based outside of London and the South East (UKIE, The regional economic impact of the UK games industry 2020)UK tech employs 2.93m people, with 40% growth in two years (Tech Nation Jobs and Skills Report 2020).

Is it for me?

If you’re looking to get your career in Games and Animation started and have a passion for digital technologies, then this is the course for you.

Not ready to apply yet? Why not give us an email, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. We’ll be able to advise on whether this course is right for you and take it from there.

 College Courses
 Published on 27-11-2023
 Deadline NA