Games Courses at ACC

So you want a career in the games industry?

Do you want to work in games design one day? Well, why not start by studying it at college.

Are you a gaming enthusiast with a burning passion for immersive virtual worlds? Do you dream of transforming your love for games into a successful career?

Whether you see yourself as a masterful game designer, a wizard of programming, a storyteller creating captivating narratives, or an artist who brings characters to virtual life, we have tailored games courses to suit every career goal.

The games design industry in the UK is a thriving sector that has seen remarkable growth in recent years. Fuelled by increased demand for interactive entertainment, including mobile games, virtual reality (VR) experiences, and augmented reality (AR) applications, there is no better time to take your passion for games and turn it into a rewarding and progressive career.

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Check out our games courses at ACC

With a rich history of game development and a strong talent pool, the UK has emerged as a global hub for gaming, attracting both established companies and innovative startups – want to be a part of it?

Access Creative College has a range of games courses from games art, to development and design. Regardless of the field you want to work in within the industry, our courses are created with the workplace in mind. Get hands on using state-of-the-art kit, software and even get involved with live briefs and initiatives supplied by our partners.



Slingshot is your gateway to the world of gaming. Based in the vibrant heart of Manchester, Slingshot Studio is a trailblazing independent games company on a mission to empower the next generation of game developers. Founded by Guy Bramwell-Smith in November 2022, and passionately supported by Access Creative College, Slingshot gives students all important work experience to create and launch their games onto a platform to be experienced by fellow enthusiasts.



As an ACC games learner, what does our partnership with Slingshot mean for you?

The Slingshot team work with ACC learners to put their theory work into practise. You will be armed with a range of workplace skills and experiences as well as a portfolio of published work to showcase for future employment – vital pieces for your CV.

Slingshot is a community of likeminded, passionate aspiring games designers. You will build your own network and who knows, you could be running your very own games studio with the connections you make one day!

*Slingshot is currently only working with Manchester based students – keep an eye on our channels for updates about national opportunities



Ready to start your games career?

Check out our range of games courses and apply ready for September.



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