Level up from a gamer to a game developer as you learn foundational programming skills, the fundamentals of game design, and create a captivating basic 2D game that you’ve designed and developed yourself.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Program games using C# and Unity
Understand the foundations of 2D level design
Perform 2D animation using premade assets
Use basic UI and UX
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
The ability to create a basic 2D game
Be comfortable catering to a diverse range of audiences
A pathway to further study in game programming
Specialist skills that will complement programming roles in a variety of industries
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to download Unity onto your home computer, as this is the software that will be used to deliver this course
Good digital literacy skills
An interest in game design and development
Basic knowledge of using the internet
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Our graduates go onto roles like: Game designer , Game programmer , Level designer, Game developer, Programmer and Tools programmer
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The Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Game Programming does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Game Programming does not have any related courses.
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