Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma

Games Development (Creative Digital Media)

Generate ideas and concepts and turn them into a gaming reality


Level 3

Career Sector

Creative Industries

Available At


Start Date


Course overview

Are you interested in video games development as a career? This course teaches you practical skills that will enable you to generate ideas and realise them into playable games using a variety of modern software packages.

What will I study?

You will learn what it takes to make the games you love to play; covering all areas of games development.

The course has an embedded program of live projects so that you can gain work experience alongside your time in the classroom. You will develop your creative and technical skills, enabling you to produce a varied and sophisticated portfolio of work.


3D Games Development

3D Modelling and Animation

2D Digital Graphics

Project Planning and Development

Game Design Theory

Entry requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language or Maths.
  • Grade 4 or above in GCSE Art, Media or ICT is preferable.

Why study Games Development (Creative Digital Media) at USP?

Our College Company Live Creative will offer you the opportunity to produce games, apps, films and websites for many local and national organisations so that you leave us with maximum experience and an attractive CV to progress to the next level.

What could I do next?

You will be prepared for careers within the computer games industry, computer generated special effects industry, television and advertising industries.

You may also go on to one of the many compatible Higher Education degree courses, such as: Digital Animation, Games Design or Media.

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