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Media, Games and Esports

Media, Games and Esports

With the enormous growth in the digital media industries, our courses will prepare you for careers in the many diverse areas or higher level study. You will have the opportunity to work in our recording studio, music practise and photography rooms. Our specialist games design is home to the latest technology in virtual and augmented reality as well as motion capture. We have an excellent track record of industry relations and a diverse range of work experience opportunities, including creating social media content for All in the Mind Festival, and interactive tools for Lasham Gliding Heritage Centre.


Explore our Media and Games Design department at BCoT using #creativestudiosbcot on Instagram and Twitter.

Watch our Game Art and Design showreel and our Art, Media and Games end of year exhibition video.

Find a course

Select a course type that suits you.

Career Options

  • Photographer
  • Film or TV Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Video Production
  • Studio/Theatre Production
  • Animator
  • Games Designer

Trips and Industry Links

Media and Games Design students at BCoT have previously been on trips to Solent University to view the end of year exhibition, as well as an annual trip to the EGX games exhibition in Birmingham and photography trips around the UK. In 2019, students took part in a regional Overwatch Tournament, a gaming tournament which saw the students host qualifying heats before attending the regional finals. Students also hear presentations from a range of guest speakers, including representatives from University of Southampton about future careers and opportunities in the industry.

Student Success

BCoT Media and Games Design students progressed to a number of universities including:

Academy of Contemporary Music, Music Production with Electronic Music

Bournemouth University, Games Design; Computer Animation; Technical Arts

Falmouth University, Game Art

Manchester Metropolitan University, Graphic Design

Middlesex University, Animation

Royal Holloway, University of London Film, Television and Digital Production

Solent University Film and Television, Computer Games (Art); Computer Generated Imagery; Digital Music

Staffordshire University, Computer Games Design

University for the Creative Arts, Music Marketing and Promotion

University of Bedfordshire, Media Communications

University of Brighton, Digital Film

University of Central Lancashire, Computer Games Development

University of Gloucestershire, Media Production

University of Northampton, Multimedia Journalism

University of Portsmouth, Computer Games Technology

University of Winchester, Film Production, Creative and Professional Writing

GCSE grades don’t determine who you are, it’s your passion that determines you.
Oliver Williams
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