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3D Game Design

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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5048 ME
QQI Award Code 5M5048 Creative Media
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is an introduction to 2D and 3D computer game design and development. This course will examine all aspects of computer game production from concept and digital art to 3D Modelling and Sound Design. Successful learners will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of game design techniques and theory as well as an extensive portfolio of work including a number of individual games.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Communications (5N0690)
Drawing (5N1862)
Computer Illustrated Graphics (5N1929)
Software Development (5M0529)
Computer 3D Modelling & Animation (5N1603)
Desktop Multimedia Audio Production (5N2148)
3 Dimensional Computer Graphics (5N5029)








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Progression to CAO Courses

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5M5048

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Sample Careers

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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.
Art, Craft & Design
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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