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Level 2

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Games Design, Animation & Immersive Technology


Our game design program offers an ideal beginning for anyone looking to pursue a career in the games industry or to advance their studies further in game design, animation, games art and/or immersive technologies.

You will be introduced to industry standard software such as Unity, Photoshop, Blender as well as the fundamentals of drawing, animation, 3D, games design, tabletop and more. This course equips you with practical skills, techniques, and knowledge crucial for navigating this rapidly expanding industry.

In a nurturing and imaginative setting, you’;ll delve into various disciplines of game design and visual development and how to bring your ideas to life. You will also have chances to collaborate with experts from the industry on real projects such as the Global Game Jam. This contact time with mentors from the games industry is an integral part of the program, helping you gain firsthand experience with those that make games professionally.

Topic List

Please note that this is reviewed every year to reflect the needs of industry so some parts listed here may differ from the final topic list.

  • Principles of Animation and Animation terminology

  • Drawing and Painting fundamentals in Games Art

  • Photobashing in Adobe Photoshop

  • Fundamentals of Game Design

  • Making a Top Down Shooter in Unity

  • Creating your own Tabletop RPG campaign


At least three GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English, maths and preferably a creative subject, plus a portfolio of your creative work and evidence of your interest in the subject.


If you want to find out more about what Brigton MET has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.