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We have established an incredible 2 year programme that will provide you with all the creative skills and theory needed to design and build creative content for multi platform formats, including Video Games, Special Effects, Virtual Reality, Apps and Websites. You will be immersed in digital production from the day you arrive.
Utilising industry standard hardware and software the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Production will link you into our experienced team who will provide you with the bespoke training in the disciplines you are most interested in. We will show you the protocols and processes utilised throughout the creative digital, games and interactive industry to ensure you are fluent with current workflow conventions and techniques.
Our tutors are embedded in the industry and work at the cutting edge of digital production. They will inspire your learning and fuel your creativity alongside guest lecturers from industry and master classes from technical staff and engineers from some of the most innovative and influential development studios on the planet.
This incredibly broad, practical diploma course allows you to explore
Digital Graphics & Asset Creation
Web and App design
Production Management and Workflow
3d Modelling and Animation
Programming & Scripting
VFX and Post Production
Design and Development Techniques
Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality
Reprogramming and Modding
In addition to creating amazing digital content we will teach you the skills you need to promote, market and distribute independent digital media products, pitch for commissions and how to take your first steps in the games and interactive industry. With strong ties to companies and developers that are at the forefront of creative digital, games and interactive development, boomsatsuma will ensure you develop the expertise required to see your ideas from conception to completion.
Extended Diploma in Games Design
Up to 168 points
3 to 4 Days
Programme fully funded for students ages 16-18 at the start of their course. We ask for a £120 Studio Fee to cover enrichment costs.
2020/2021 Academic Year
Tuesday 1 September 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020
Monday 2 November 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020
Monday 4 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021
Monday 22 February 2021 to Thursday 1 April 2021
Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 28 May 2021
Monday 7 June 2021 to Wednesday 21 July 2021
“IF YOU WANT TO BE A PILOT, SOMEONE’S GOT TO TRUST YOU ENOUGH TO LEND YOU A PLANE, AND LET YOU FLY.”
- boomsatsuma class of 2016, now at Cardiff University studying International Business
WE ARE FUELLING THE NEXT CREATIVE GENERATION.
HOW TO APPLY
Learners will need to be 16 on the 1st September 2018. You will need English and Maths grades A* to C. However students that can demonstrate attributes required by the Agency and who don’t have GCSE English or Maths at Grade C (Level 4) or above, will be supported to achieve those qualifications alongside the course. Though experience of creative and media subjects are advantageous, we are more interested in energy and commitment, and welcome your application even if you have had little or no experience. We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in the way we recruit.
Go to boomsatsuma.education/apply and complete the short online application form. The team will review the information you provide and successful applicants will be invited to an interview. NOTE: Applicants that previously gained a place on this course via The IDC will be fast-tracked and their spot guaranteed.
There are no course fees for UK students under the age of 19, but there is a studio enrichment fee of £120 per annum. Students will be eligible to apply for a discretionary bursary to cover this and to assist with travel costs.