Course Description

Diploma in Game Design - September 2021

Diploma in Game Design - September 2021 is a course run by City Colleges, Dublin. It is a 'Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online' course with a duration of 10 Weeks. Diploma in Game Design - September 2021 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Game Design - September 2021 at City Colleges, please review the details below.

Course Details

Full Course Name:

Diploma in Game Design

Course Dates

Next Course Commencing: 28th September 2021
Duration: 10 weeks one evening per week

Course Award

City Colleges Diploma

Course Fee

€895 (€995 in instalments)
€795 (€895 in instalments)
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Course Overview

Our Game Design Diploma Course will cover the principles of game design. During this course, students will actively participate in the development of a game from conception to completion. The course will explore game design using visual representations of game mechanics along with implementing these mechanics in a dedicated game engine.

You will discover how to create interesting games with iconic mechanics. You will learn how to use the Unity game engine, adding, removing, and modifying inbuild components. Develop skills using C# to create unique and interesting interactions within the game world. Students will learn to analyse games to uncover the mechanics that create the player experience and discover interesting ways to develop these mechanics.

This course has been developed to introduce students to the exciting world of game design, developing their skills to create their own games. This course is suitable for anyone interested in experiencing game design and development in a fun and interactive format.

Diploma in Game Design Content

  • Games Development in a dedicated game engine
  • Character creation and animation
  • Scope documents and Game Design Documents
  • Game analysis
  • Project Introduction
  • Games design principles and mechanics
  • Programming custom behaviours using C#
  • Adding, editing, and customising game objects in unity
  • Creating and animating 2D Assets
  • Implementing game audio
  • Development cycle of games

Game Mechanics – Game Mechanics are the core elements that make games enjoyable, adding depth and allowing the player to interact with the game.

Unity – Unity is a flexible and reliable game engine that is free to use and is used to create over 60% of games on the mobile market. You will study how to create games in unity, by editing inbuilt components and creating custom behaviours using C#.

Asset Creation – Explore how to create assets to add uniqueness to your games. Discover how to layout sprite sheets, create and implement particle systems and optimise the use of assets in your game.

Development Cycle – Experience the development cycle of a game, from conception to completion. Learners will design and develop their 2D game using the design principles gained throughout the course.

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Training ProviderCity Colleges
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationDiploma
Awarding Body DetailsDiploma in Game Design
Course Start Date28th September 2021
Course Duration10 Weeks
Course FeeClassroom: €895 (€995 in instalments) Online: €795 (€895 in instalments)
Phone1850 252 740
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Wicklow House, 84-88 South Great George’s Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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