About the College

Study the NextGen Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills at Big Creative Education (BCE). BCE’s mission is to transform the lives of young people through inspirational teaching, and by providing exceptional access to career opportunities in the creative industries.

Established in London in 1999, BCE is for students aged 16 to 24* who want to pursue a career in music, media, gaming, events, film/TV or performing arts. BCE want all learners to develop their creativity & progress on to a career in the UK’s fastest growing sector

About the Course

Big Creative have been specially selected by NextGen’s industry partners to deliver this vocation Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX.  You will develop technical, artistic, programming and design skills that are vital to the successful creation of any game, animation or visual effects film or programme.

You’ll be based in the classroom but, like all NextGen courses, our Level 3 qualifications were developed in partnership with employers.

You’ll receive visits from industry practitioners who will share their experience and provide real insight into the kind of roles and work you could be doing.

Progression routes

Knowing they have the sought after skills and knowledge this dynamic industry demands, students on successful completion of the Next Gen Extended Diploma, complete with a strong portfolio and personal development will provide confident progression into a higher apprenticeship, gain employment or achieve a relevant university course offer.

Course duration

2 years, full-time.