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The programme leads to the award of the NEXTGEN L3 Extended Diploma in Games Animation and VFX Skills validated by the AIM Qualifications & Assessment.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    • Evidence of previous experience or study in creative media at an appropriate level - 5 GCSEs at 4-9 or above including mathematics and prior completion of the NEXTGEN L3 Diploma in Games Animation and VFX Skills.

    Assessment Method

    The Level 3 Extended Diploma has been designed to support learners to progress either directly to employment Higher Education or a Higher Apprenticeship. Assessment activities include research reports presentations essays exams observation and the compilation throughout their studies of a reflective blog. A synoptic assessment is mandatory for the qualification and this will be related to the learner final showcase portfolio. This will include evidence of their work and achievements across the 2 years. Grading will apply at fail pass high pass merit high merit distinction.

    Aims of the course

    The program has been designed to provide students with the skills knowledge and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study and employment in the creative media sector.

    Progression Opportunities

    The allocation of UCAS points enables HE applications to degree-level study in games and VFX-related subjects. There are also two higher level trailblazer Apprenticeships in Visual Effects (Junior 2D Artist and Assistant Technical Director) and further Games related Apprenticeships are in development.

    Facilities

    The programme is delivered through a mixture of lessons workshops and projects. Learning will take place in classrooms studios off-site in trips to creative venues and businesses and through projects with external partners.

    Career Options

    The Extended Diploma was developed and is updated with leading employers including Framestore Microsoft DNEG Blue Zoo and Ubisoft under the umbrella of NextGen. The employers are committed to supporting providers to develop vital employability skills through provision of industry briefs masterclasses for students and tutor CPD. NextGen works with employers and colleges to improve the employability skills of students and develop progression routes for students. - 67% of NextGen graduates have gone onto Higher Education - 93% study Games Animation or VFX degrees - 13% of NextGen graduates go straight into work or. apprenticeships

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 02/09/2024
End Date 20/06/2025
Course Code 4MEAY9S0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 3,698
24+ £3,698
International £9,000
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