GAMES DEVELOPMENT NPA (SCP)
SCQF Level 5
Computing

Course Overview
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THIS COURSE IS FOR SENIOR PHASE  PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL


This course provides a pathway to the Foundation Apprenticeship in IT Software and will provide a range of vocational and life skills, such as computer programming and problem-solving skills. The qualification will also improve learners’ computational thinking skills, a competence which is increasingly recognised as vital in the 21st century.  Learners who wish to progress to a Higher National Certificate (HNC)/Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Games Development will require further study at a higher level and a complementary maths qualification.

What You Will Learn
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  • Computer Games: Design
  • Computer Games:Development
  • Computer Games Media Assets
  • Computer Games: Portfolio
  • Computer Programming
  • Gameplay
Entry Requirements
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Pupils should be studying towards National 5 maths, English and computing or science-related subject
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Foundation Apprenticeship in IT Software Development
  • Full time college computing courses
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 1 day per week: Friday afternoon 13.30-16.00
Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
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CODESPACE
Computing Overview

​Master the skills in digital media editing, database administration, social media and e-commerce, web design, animation, 3D modelling, programming in C#, PHP, Actionscript, Javascript, Java and C++, scripting, batching, network architechture and forensics, all taught by industry veteran lecturers with extensive real life experience.

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