Art & Design | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Games Development | Level 3
Why this course?
This two year course provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to progress to degree level study and employment in the fast-moving games industry. You will explore and develop your creativity within a stimulating environment, through a mix of practical and theoretical learning, supported by industry specialists.
This is a two year course, you will study for the UAL Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production & technology in the first year and on successful completion you will study the Extended Diploma in the second year. You will specialise in a chosen area for the Extended Diploma (year 2).
To see examples of student work, explore the following links:
Sketch Fab - interactive digital models/designs
Check out some of our alumni's work - ex-students who are now working in the industry:
Ben Cottage - Environment Artist
Regan Ware - Hard-Surface 3D modeller/Programmer
View our exhibition showreels
student Views Charis AntoniaThe best tutors I've had throughout my whole life and I couldn't have asked for a more friendly lot! They taught and helped me to get past what I thought I couldn't do… I'm grateful of the skills I've been taught.
alumni Views Ben CottageBen was originally a Level 3 student who had a real passion for games and 3D. He immediately took a liking to the practical units and flourished during the 3D Modelling, Environment Art and Level Design units. He successfully graduated and now works for Splash Damage on various AAA titles.
Start at Level 3 if you have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths.
- 2D digital art
- 3D modelling and texturing
- Concept art and 2D asset creation
- Level design
Why this course at the MET?
- Industry-driven course content
- Industry-level hardware and software
- High level success rates
- Excellent progression routes
- Industry specialist staff
- Opportunity to specialise
Northbrook MET has a fantastic track record of progression to prestigious universities.
You will have the opportunity to work on real live projects commissioned by internal and external clients and be nominated for the competitive and highly regarded annual UAL Origins Exhibition.
The MET's vibrant Visual Arts department has a broad range of staff who are all practising artists and designers involved in the region's buzzing art and design scene. Our staff are here help you realise your potential.
Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.
You will work in top-of-the-range studios and benefit from using industry-grade softaware.
Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Northbrook MET is the renowned creative facilities and atmosphere at our West Durrington Campus. The campus is a dedicated arts space, with the art & design courses running alongside theatre arts and music courses. You will collaborate with like-minded, passionate students and benefit from the various creative projects that take place, such as theatre shows, music gigs and art exhibitions. The campus is regularly used by professional creatives, which further highlights the quality of our industry-standard facilities.
Further study and future careers
After successful completion and achievement of the Diploma progress to the UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production Technology (year 2).
You can progress to university-level courses, either at the MET or at other universities throughout the UK.
Our West Durrington Campus is also our University Centre, a creative arts space with students studying at degree level in art & design disciplines as well as theatre arts and music.
Future careers include:
- 3D modeller
- Concept artist
- Level designer
UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying. More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.