This Foundation Year for Games PR and Community Management leads you to a ground-breaking course for the Games Community managers of the future.
This course will inspire your creative nature, transporting you into a professional environment in which creative thinking, striving for innovation on multiple channels and strategic planning are just some of the key skills you’ll develop. From games communities to social media (Snapchat, Twitch, Reddit, Instagram and beyond), you will learn how to create games content and campaigns for a variety of outlets. During your Games PR strand, you will get to analyse the academic and practical aspects of Games PR. The Foundation Year will provide you with the knowledge and skills that you need to make the successful transition to the BA (Hons) course.
To view the Games PR & Community Management timetable, click here.
The Games PR and Community Management Foundation Year is made up of 5 modules:
- Ideas Generation and Problem-solving for Media
- Major Project (Media)
- Production Skills for Media
- Team Project (Media)
- Theory and Practice in Media
Teaching will take place at the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College and amounts to 13.5 hours per week. To support your development, you will also be expected to undertake 23 hours, per week, of independent study.
Study & ASSESSMENT
To give you a thorough grounding in essential media techniques, and to support your personal development, you will be taught using diverse methods, which include: independent and group studio practice, technical demonstrations, tutorials, group critiques, lectures and seminars.
During the Foundation Year you will be assessed via a range of means including: presentations, practical, creative and technical projects, and written assignments.
Where Courses Become Careers
After successfully completing the Games PR and Community Management Foundation Year you will progress onto your chosen undergraduate degree programme at Staffordshire University. Course options include:
- Digital Content Creation
- English Literature and Creative Writing
- Film and Media Production
- Film, Television and Radio
- Games Cultures
- Games PR and Community Management
- Sports Journalism
Successful applicants will typically have 48 UCAS points, made up of Level 3 equivalent qualifications, including A Level and BTEC courses. However, we welcome applications from people with a variety of qualifications, skills and experience. Each application will be assessed on their individual merits.
For more information, and to apply, visit this link and select the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College option