BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma/Extended Diploma in IT - Creative Computing

Apply From: 15th of June 2018
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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs including English Language and Maths at grade C (grade 4/5) or above

Who is the course for

Take your knowledge to the next level and develop practical competence for a career in the games, TV or film industries. The emphasis is on developing practical skills in a broad range of areas listed below.

Course Content


  • Communication and Employability Skills for IT
  • Computer Systems
  • Information Systems.


  • Developing Computer Games
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Digital Graphics
  • Computer Game Platform and Technologies
  • 2D Animation Production
  • 3D Modelling
  • Drawing Concept Art for Computer Games
  • E-Commerce
  • Procedural Programming
  • Project Planning with IT
  • Computer Animation
  • Digital Graphics for Interactive Media
  • 3D Animation
  • Computer Game Engines
  • Designing Tests for Computer Games.

The course covers a wide range of practical skills. You will be learning how to develop a range of 2D and 3D assets, work within a 2D and 3D game engine.

Study Methods

This course is classroom taught, with a range of lectures, group work, presentations and workshops.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is through a series of assignments including written assignments, group work, practical’s, product creation and presentations.

Where next - Further Studies

BSC or BA degree programme, students have progressed onto a degree course at the following universities:

  • Bournemouth University
  • Westminster University
  • Hertfordshire University
  • Middlesex University.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Careers include: computer animation, 2D or 3D asset creation, level design and character design.