West Thames College London

Animation and Games Design - Level 2

If you have a passion for games and animation, our new programme will provide you with an opportunity to realise your creativity and begin your journey in the games design industry. You will explore your creative potential in a hands on environment using industry software and hardware in our purpose built Mac suites giving you the best possible start to this growing industry.

Key course features


UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design (Interactive Media)

Level: Level 2

Mode: Full-time

Start Date: 06 September 2017

Who is this course for?

Creative students who would like to enter the vibrant Games, VFX and Animation industries.

About the course

You will work in our new multimedia suites, gaining experience in 3d modelling, level design and 2D animation. Using industry standard software including Maya, Unity and Adobe Animate, you will create fantastic environments and beautiful animations. The course will give you a taste of many aspects of game development and animation, using many techniques from hand drawn through to stop motion.

This flexible approach enables you to explore and develop a solid foundation of skills to shape a career in game design, animation, VFX and the wider creative industries. You will use the college’s extensive range of specialised equipment, and your student learning adviser will guide and support you throughout your course.

How will I be assessed?

The course is continuously assessed.

Where next?

Progress to the Level 3 Animation and Games Design or with a quality portfolio it could lead to junior positions in the creative industries.

Entry requirements
2 or more GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above or successful completion of a Level 1 course with functional skills in English and maths. We will ask to see a portfolio of your work when you come for your interview. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk
This course is free for students under 19 years.

Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


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