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Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production | Full Time

Your Dream Career in Games is Only Limited by Your Imagination
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Cape Town, Johannesburg
Admission Requirement
National Senior Certificate with Higher Certificate entry, or equivalent.
Qualification
Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production (SAQA ID: 110793, NQF Level 5)
Duration
1 Year
Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production | Full Time
Course Duration
1 Year
Type of Study
Full Time
Intakes per year
March & July
Tuition Fee

Your Career in Game Design and Production Begins Now

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production has been structured to develop knowledge and competence in game design and production for candidates aspiring to enter into careers in this industry. The curriculum has been contextualised as a foundational qualification, aiming to contribute to the growth, quality, competitiveness of game production on the African continent and insight into employment opportunities with the SA gaming industry.

Course Aims


This programme provides an appropriate balance between academic rigor and practical skills, exposing students to academic and practical skills with a strong focus on technology and creativity generally expected and required in this industry. Graduates will be able to gain employment in the industry and will also be able to access further studies at NQF 6 or may apply for entry into a degree programme in relevant fields.

Skills You Will Learn

Game studies: storytelling and game theory Digital imaging: Creating 2 D Imagery Scripting: coding for games UI Design: enhancing the game-user experience Game production: understanding the basics Asset Design: Building digital models/props Introduction to game engines
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Career Opportunities

  • Technical artist
  • Games developer
  • Story Writer (games)
  • Game World Editor
  • Digital Media Producer
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