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Games Development

Course Code(s):  6M20496 MG
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 6M20496 MG
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year Games Development course is designed to encourage key games development skills especially in the areas of games software programming and 3D modelling & animation. Learners will learn how to use and implement popular game engines in the creation of their own games software titles while studying core development languages.

Additionally, learners will create graphics, animation, sound and look at their implementation possibilities for modern technologies such as the web, mobile devices and gaming consoles. Successful learners will have an extensive knowledge of games software development as well as an extensive portfolio of work including games.

What will you Study?

Digital Media Technology
Project Development
Programming Languages
Digital Games Authoring
Digital Imaging
Web Authoring
Sound Engineering for Games
Drawing
Mathematics for Computing
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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Digital Media Content Manager   Animator  
CAD Technician   Digital Media Designer  
Data Scientist   ICT Staff - EU  
Network Administrator   Network Engineer  
Web Editor   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Web Designer / Developer   Database Administrator  
Games Designer   App Developer - Android /iOS  
Multimedia Technical Manager   Web / Scrum Master  
Multimedia Producer   Multimedia Developer  
Multimedia Designer   IT Consultant  
Games Tester   Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Technician  
Computer Scientist   Technical Architect - Data  
Games Programmer   Big Data Specialist  
IT Security Specialist   Software Developer / Architect  
Test Lead - Software   Data Analyst  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Computer Programmer  
Software Engineer   IT Project Manager  
IT Manager   Computer Hardware Engineer  
Computer Systems Analyst   Computer System Administrator  
Computer Systems Technician   Forensic Computer Analyst  
Software Localisation Engineer / Tester   Multimedia Writer  
Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist   Computer / IT Support Specialist  
Computer Assembly Technician   Computer Trainer / Instructor  
IT Trainer   Electronic Engineer  
Telecommunications Engineer   Producer  
Choreographer   Composer (Music)  
Director - TV/Film   Screenwriter  
Lighting Technician   Cartoonist  
Theatre / Television Designer   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Sound Engineer   Dancer  
Musician   Pyrotechnician  
Performing Artist   Stage Manager  
Piano Tuner    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Computers & ICT
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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