Graphics & Games Development Level 2
About this course
This is a new course that has been introduced for those who want to develop their creative flair in IT.
The course will offer you the chance to develop the skills that will enable you to make games and build websites, as well as learning new software to enhance your graphical creative abilities. If you enjoy this aspect of IT, then this is for you.
To further enhance your employability skills there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement.
This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world of work.
What will I learn?
- Communicating in the IT Industry
- Working in the IT Industry
- Website Development
- Computer Graphics
- Spreadsheet Modelling
- Developing Computer Games
A combination of these subjects will teach you how to enhance your skills for the graphics and gaming industry.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be by coursework throughout the year. This could be a combination of practical work, presentations and report writing.
What do I need?
You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with Grade 3 in English and Maths.
Where can it take me?
- Halesowen College - a range of Level 3 vocational courses, such as IT, Business or Media
You will need a genuine interest in creative IT, in both theory and practical elements.