Games Development

The Games Development Skills Bootcamp is a 12-week course designed to equip you with the practical skills required in the gaming industry.

Students would get a broad understanding of both Unity games programming and art skill sets and develop a specialism in one of these fields during the course.

The programme includes student-driven guest sessions from various publishers, developers, media houses, and more. You’ll also participate in a series of personal development and careers sessions, which will help you to prepare for your guaranteed interview and quickly integrate into any team.

You’ll work in teams on game jams, prototyping exercises, and participate on a client-facing project from Game Industry leaders.

Apply now to start on the 9th of January 2023.

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Eligibility
As well as the criteria listed on the apply page, the general requirements for this course:

This course is aimed at aspiring game developers who have a background in computer science, software engineering, digital art, 3D art background or a related subject – or are self-taught Game hobbyist who have a solid grasp of the skills required to become a Unity Game Developer.

  • Learners need to have their own computer/laptop that meets the Unity Hardware requirement. 

  • A mouse and/or accessories you work best with.

This course is a full-time commitment, and you will be expected to attend all sessions.

Progression
  • You will be able to demonstrate to potential employers that you meet the Unity Associate level and expertise as a Unity Developer.

  • After completing the course, you can confidently apply for junior positions in the Game Industry and Creative agencies.

  • You can further your studies to gain the Unity Professional level qualifications.x

Potential job roles after completing this course:

  • Junior Programmer 

  • Unity developer

  • Junior Game Designer

  • Game Programmer

  • Junior Artist

  • Game Programmer.

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Places are limited on our Skills Bootcamps, so if you're ready to start your career in tech then click the button below and apply!

Qualifications

·During the course learners will gain a Unity professional qualification with a choice of: 

  • Unity Associate Artist 

  • Unity Associate Programmer

 

We also offer the Unity User Certificate for those who don’t feel confident enough for either of the above.

Modules
  • Introduction to Unity

  • Marketing in games

  • Source Control

  • Moving objects across a small scene

  • 3D models and animation: the graphic pipeline

  • 2D raycasting controller 

  • Animation Basics for 2D

  • Industry Talks

  • Asset Creation and management

Development

​Skills
  • You will develop game features, systems and c# in the Unity Game Engine

  • Through the client-facing project, you will show familiarity with game development skills by following the production of a working game from concept through to publication. 

  • By the end of this course, you will have solid core skills and competencies across programming, UI, debugging, asset management and Unity art Skills.

  • Understanding the game mechanics, you have at your disposal to make a game work

Personal

In addition to weekly mentoring with the Skills City team, open office sessions and ad-hoc one to one opportunities with a variety of industry professions we are thrilled to have partnered with Tree of Knowledge to deliver an extensive personal development programme, including sessions on the following:

  • Your Vibe

  • Flourish

  • What do you transmit

  • Aspirational Team

  • Interview Ready

  • Personal Project