Course Description

Higher Certificate In Game Development (Full-Time)

Pulse College

Game Development Course.

If you have a passion for games, creative flair and technical aptitude this course could be just what you are looking for. Pulse College can equip you with the professional skills required to enter this innovative, rapidly-growing industry.

Taught by practicing industry professionals, Pulse College ensure’s that you receive the very highest levels of training. A key part of the course involves producing a portfolio of work that will help you to get into the exciting and rapidly developing games industry.

Studying at Pulse College will introduce you to valuable professional workflows and teach you everything from the basics of games development through to visualisation, creative thinking, digital modelling and full 3D games programming.

This program is delivered and certified in partnership with DIT.

Course Content

This course covers a wide range of topics from game production techniques to concept art, character design, 3D animation, game audio and programming, and a key part of the course involves you producing a portfolio of work that will help you to get into the exciting and rapidly developing games industry.

During the course, you will learn about:

  • Dynamics of modern 3D games by looking at what goes on ‘under the hood’
  • Concept art
  • Construction of complex scenes
  • Development of 3D game levels
  • Production of realistic environments for first, and third, person games
  • Camera and lighting techniques, audio design for interactive media, texturing and special effects all play a part in this immersive games development course

Whether you want to be a games designer, storyboard artist, concept artist, 3D modeller or animator, kickstart your games development career with Pulse College.

College Name Pulse College
Course Category Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Music Technology
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin City South, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee €6,973 per year
Course Duration 2 Years Full Time
Awarding Body FETAC
Entry Requirements -A proven interest in games and/or animation, and an interest in related creative media arts Basic knowledge of computers (either Mac or PC) and game design software will be helpful, but not essential before starting the course. -A willingness to explore new ideas is important alongside a positive attitude towards this creative field of study. -Note: Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience will also be considered.
Career Path -Game Designer -Narrative Designer -Level Designer -Game Developer/Programmer -Game Artist -Graphic Designer -Creative Director -PreVis Artist -Technical Artist And many more!
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Course Provider

Pulse College

20 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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