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Games Development

The world of video games is incredibly exciting, with many different job roles and career paths. Here at Hopwood Hall College, we will provide you with a strong visual and creative base or resources.

You will have access to four industry standard PC gaming labs with facilities including; 86 game ready high spec PC’s, 3D printing, green screen, sound recording suite, over 70 Wacom Tablets and VR technology such as the Oculus Touch and HTC Vive. You are well supported with industry software including Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, Mudbox, Game-Maker, Unity, Unreal Engine and much more.

From the start you will design, develop and make a range games incorporating both 2D and 3D producing all assets from the story and characters to sounds, sprites, animations, 3D models and more.

You will be encouraged to ‘play’, to experiment, understand and question the nature of games, expressing your concepts and ideas through personal project work using industry standard software and hardware all set within the framework of a games design studio. Working on tutor set and live industry briefs, you will learn all the necessary skills needed to inform your future career pathway at university and beyond.

This course is taught at our Rochdale campus, located in Rochdale Town Centre, Greater Manchester.

Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road, Middleton
Manchester, M24 6XH
0161 643 7560
Rochdale Campus
St. Mary’s Gate
Rochdale, OL12 6RY
01706 345 346