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Composing for Video Games

ThinkSpace Education

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12 months
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12950 GBP/year
12950 GBP/year
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About

Composing for Video Games programme of ThinkSpace Education prepares students to go into the industry as video game composers, assistant composers or as a member of an audio team.

Overview

Game music is one of the fastest expanding areas of media music. Composing for Video Games will prepare you to enter the industry as a video games composer.

Composing for Video Games programme of ThinkSpace Education will give you all the skills you need to compose and implement fully interactive music using industry standard middleware like FMOD and Wwise. You will be given the space and support to develop as a composer, finding your voice and raising your production and composition to the next level.

Key facts:

On this course, you will learn:

  • To compose music for a wide variety of different game genres, from mobile puzzle games through to action and racing games.
  • Different ways of creating an interactive strategy to allow the score to respond seamlessly to the gameplay.
  • Collaborative and remote working skills, which are vital in such a connected global industry.
  • To use FMOD to implement your music interactively in fully functional Unity games and game levels, many specially designed or licenced for the course, including commercial releases.
  • Business skills to help you produce a winning portfolio that will help you into a new career.
  • Different ways of creating an interactive video game experience, allowing the score to respond seamlessly to gameplay.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game Audio Technology
  • Game Music and Audio
  • Research Skills and Critical Reflection
  • Advanced Game Music 
  • Sound, Music and the Moving Image

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Your main application must be in by the 1st of the month before your start date. Any supporting portfolio and documentation can be handed in 2 weeks later.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are required to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any subject. A limited number of places are available for non-degree holders (see the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ section). We assume that completion of an undergraduate degree shows the applicant has the required level of academic ability to complete the course. Where applicants have been out of education for some time or come from a very different discipline, we can provide additional support through one to one tutorials during their course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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