FDA Independent Game Development

Creating the next generation of indie stars.

Wakefield College's Foundation Degree in Independent Game Development not only teaches you the skills to make games but also how to publish and market them.

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BTEC Level 3 Computer Games Design

Don't just play games, learn how to make them.

If you want to do more than simply play games, then our Level 3 course is your opportunity to take the first steps on the path to becoming part of this exciting industry.

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BTEC Level 2 Computer Games Design

Your starting point to a career in games.

This Level 2 course is aimed at learners who would like to pursue a career in any of the Creative Digital Media sectors including Games.

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Our Courses

With over 40 years of industry experience within the teaching team, the courses at Wakefield College are designed to give you the best education to fulfil your career ambitions.

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Foundation Degree

Wakefield College's Foundation Degree in Independent Game Development not only teaches you the skills to make games but also how to publish and market them.

Modules include:

  • Independent Game Technology
  • Independent Game Design
  • Independent Game Asset Creation
  • Game Interface Design
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Level 3 Games

If you want to do more than simply play games, then our Level 3 course is your opportunity to take the first steps on the path to becoming part of this exciting industry.

Units include:

  • Computer Game Design
  • Digital Graphics for Computer Games
  • Computer Game Engines
  • 3D Modelling
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Level 2 Games

This Level 2 course is aimed at learners who would like to pursue a career in any of the Creative Digital Media sectors. It will enable you to gain insight into a wide range of job roles across the Creative Digital Media sectors.

Units include:

  • Digital Games Production
  • Digital Games Testing
  • Animation for Digital Media
  • Digital Design for Digital Media
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Student Work

Below is a selection of some of the work that has been produced across the courses.

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It's Just A Dream

CourseFdA Independent Game Development
DateJuly 2015
SkillsUnity Game Engine

Can you find your way through this pixellated world solving the puzzles as you go?

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Beat Boxing

CourseFdA Independent Game Development
DateJuly 2015
SkillsUnity Game Engine

Reaction based boxing game in a comic book style. Land your punches in the correct boxes to score the hits.

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Archer Trials

CourseFdA Independent Game Development
DateJuly 2015
SkillsUnity Game Engine

Shoot em up Robin Hood style. Fight off the bad guys but be quick as they soon come thick and fast.

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Desert Oasis

CourseLevel 3 Games Design
DateJuly 2014
SkillsUnreal Development Kit
project 5

Medieval Castle

CourseLevel 3 Games Design
DateJuly 2014
SkillsUnreal Development Kit
project 6

Flowerland

CourseLevel 3 Games Design
DateJuly 2014
SkillsUnreal Development Kit
  • project 1

    It's Just A Dream

    Unity Game Engine

  • project 2

    Beat Boxing

    Unity Game Engine

  • project 3

    Archer Trials

    Unity Game Engine

  • project 4

    Desert Oasis

    UDK Level

  • project 5

    Medieval Castle

    UDK Level

  • project 6

    Flowerland

    UDK Level

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