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BTEC Level 3 inCreative Media Practice - Games Development

This work related qualification is ideal for those interested in developing computer games and looking to join the industry of one of the fastest growing forms of entertainment. It will provide you with practical knowledge and experience, obtained by developing your skills using the latest industry standard software and hardware. Throughout the course, you will learn about all aspects of the games industry, and eventually will be able to specialise in the area you most enjoy.

Awarded By:

Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Awarding Body:

Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

Course Code:

  • 24/25HFH0041

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

2 Years


  • September 2024


During the course you will:

  • Get hands on experience with industry standard software packages including Adobe CC, Blender and Unreal Engine
  • Increase knowledge of the current trends, technologies and production tools used in the games industry
  • Complete various games based projects following industry pipelines e.g. Games Demos, Art Pieces and 3D Assets
  • Develop an understanding of games theory and reasoning behind design choices
  • Gain an understanding of working to a client brief through project based assessment


  • Utilise up to date industry standard software to assist in your own game development pathway
  • The holistic nature of the course allows you to succeed while focusing on your strengths
  • Each year of the course is taught in two blocks, one to teach you the skills required, and the other where you can create your own portfolio of work


  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths,
  • or
  • a BTEC Extended Certificate at Merit grade, as well as GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above,


This BTEC Level 3 in Creative Media Practice can be used to gain employment in the games industry or in the vast field of media and digital creativity. You can also apply to study a degree programme or a Higher National Diploma.

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