Games Production

The UK games industry is the sixth largest in the world, worth around £5billion and in the NorthEast we have some of the best games, immersive tech clusters and emerging tech specialists right on our doorstep. We are here to give you the best opportunities, to get the job you want.

If you want to be part of the next generation of game developers, our professionally focussed and creative courses are ideal for those just starting out as well as those looking to level up in a professional career.

You can trust us to deliver an excellent quality of education that develops your skills and confidence. Whether your interest is games development, testing, or art production, you’ll have opportunities to understand the roles within this industry, grow your talent in the area and produce games in our studio-style learning environment.

We are looking to get you the qualifications you need to progress on to the next level of your journey, but we will offer you so much more. You’ll have regular opportunities to gain work experience with our industry partners, as well as working on commissions, projects and competitions which will encourage you to work as a production team.

The structure of our Games Production courses allow you to choose your specialism while strengthening your portfolio, helping you to be job ready.

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Why Gateshead College?

Employment Edge.

It's a mix of the highest standards of education and the real world skills employers look for.


of Games students have gone into work, an apprenticeship, further or higher education.