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Media BA Portfolio Development: Games

22 July 2024–26 July 2024, 9:00 am–6:00 pm

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The Media BA Portfolio Development: Games is a comprehensive 5-day short course, designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to create content for a games-based portfolio for pursuing education and/or a career in games design.

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Who this course is for

This course is open to all people interested in computer games, no special skills are required but basic computer literacy is expected. However, this course is specifically delivered for the future students of the Media BA programme.

Course content and structure

Students will be guided on the development of a simple game. The game mechanics will be pre-defined but students will add their own creativity during asset creation. Students will develop all core assets themselves.

Teaching will be in the form of a series of short lectures backed up by workshops (with one-to-one teaching where needed to ensure nobody is left behind).

Learning outcomes

  • Create a complete simple computer game.
  • Understand and create basic 3d models.
  • Understand and create basic animation.
  • Understand basic code.
  • Understand and create basic game designs.


You will get a certificate of attendance on completing the course.

Costs and booking

Price per participant is £933 and includes course materials.

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