Unreal Game Design

We are the first school in the UAE to offer International BTEC Creative Media Game Design. Supported by Pearson, and University partners soon to be announced.

Game Design

BTEC Creative Media – Level 3: Game Design. 360 guided learning hours equivalent to 1 A-level. We have picked the incredibly powerful Unreal Engine as the platform to build this course on. The Unreal Engine gives the students the opportunity to quickly build fantastic worlds. In a new report, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) estimates that the full value of the gaming industry now exceeds $300 billion, more than the combined markets for movies and music, driven by a surge in mobile gaming and an emphasis on social interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Creative Media course focuses on the creation and production of Games using the Unreal Engine in both 2D and 3D, using the most relevant and up to date industry standard software such as 3DS Max 2023 and Photoshop. Students will be engaging in a variety of topics to support the knowledge and skill development of game design. We have industry qualified staff leading the course with a professional background and qualifications in game design, including the 1st teacher at college level to have a wealth of experience in using the Unreal Engine.

 Learn industry standard game design tools at 16!

The Unreal Engine is not only used to create AAA games today, but it is also being used for construction, AR / VR, movies, and animation. Start your journey into an amazing career with this software today. Start earlier than other students, get ahead of the game!

Industry standard hardware in our dedicated game design suite - the only school in the region to have one.

Thanks to Lenovo our Game Design suite has been kitted out with ultra-high spec gaming machines. These machines make them experience of game design effortless. In Lenovo's own words "Lenovo workstations eat heavy loads for breakfast"

Learn project-based courses without exams

The game design course is far more interested in you perfecting your skills rather than an exam score. All the work you will do is project based in the Unreal Engine and other industry standard software. During your time on the course as well as designing a game you will have to really make it and get others to play it, break it and you fix it until it is perfect!

BTEC International Level 3 Creative Media– Course information booklet.

Pearson: Creative Media spans a broad range of specialisms and purposes, but all practitioners in the creative industries work to enrich or improve the world around us. Before entering the industry, creative practitioners need to explore and refine different interrelated creative media practices in order to develop technical and communication skills and build confidence for producing outcomes to meet a need or fulfil a purpose. The Subsidiary Diploma has been designed for learners who wish to pursue a career in the creative industries via higher education, to access graduate entry employment.

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