Start your journey as a professional game developer.

This brand new Level 3 course in Games Development is exclusively designed to practically introduce students to the games industry from the beginning, and prepares them with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to smoothly and successfully transition into Higher Education courses.UAL

Students learn about the games development process through creative project based learning that includes lectures, workshops and tutorials on game design, programming, graphics and audio.

Students also learn complementary skills such as project management, market research and pitching, all of which are essential for a successful career in the industry.

This FE programme is taught by the same world-class games industry professionals that teach on our Higher Education programmes.

Further education study programmes at ACM Guildford are delivered as part of a sub-contract with East Surrey College

Course Units

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FREE specialist gaming laptop for every student. NB: Exact model/specification may vary from above image.

Member of UKIE (The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment)

Member of TIGA (The Independent Game Developers’ Association)

Course Details


UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication

Awarding Body


Campus Delivery


1 Year
2 Years - Extended

UCAS Points

Up to 168 (equivalent to three A-Levels at A*)

Progression Options

Students can enrol directly onto our three year or accelerated two year Games Development and Futures degree programmes.

Entry Requirements

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