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Coding for Creatives

Learn key skills in Unity 3D and interactive apps and media. Develop essential industry skills, gain real-life experience and a recognised industry qualification.

Learn key skills in Unity 3D and interactive apps and media.

Coding is a growth area in the creative industries. If you want to be part of this exciting world, join us on our coding for creatives course to learn how to use the C# programming language, Visual Studio integrated development environment and Unity 3D game engine to create interactive apps, games, animations, and FX sequences. On this course you will learn entry level coding skills and produce an explainer video to showcase your skills, which you can include in your portfolio.

Coding for creatives

Start your career with us, and join our Coding for Creatives course.

A qualification in creative coding opens up a range of career pathways in the expanding creative industry, worth over £117 billion alone in the UK.

Our programmes are designed to equip you with essential industry skills, recognised industry qualifications and real-life project experience. This course is designed to give you the skills you need to get you closer to your dream career in photography.

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What will you learn in our Coding for Creatives course?

Work on a live project to produce an explainer video to showcase your skills and learn the following: 

1. How to understand and apply C# programming language syntax and processes such as variables, data types, IF statements, loops and function/methods.

2. How to use the Visual Studio IDE within the Unity game engine

3. To work on a live project to create your own explainer video for your portfolio

4. To debug, test and enhance your coding.

5. Develop animation, visual FX, game design and production skills in Unity 3D

6. How your explainer video can be used to promote you and your work to further your career

Upcoming Dates

March 2023

Duration

4 weeks, 3 days per week.
Courses are delivered 100% online via zoom.

Course Eligibility Criteria
Must be 19+ years old as of August 31st 2022
Must have lived in the UK for at least 3 years
EU citizens will need proof of settlement status
Must live at a London postcode
Must be unemployed

Career Pathways for coding for Creatives course

Our students go on to have successful careers in London’s creative economy. Studying for a qualification in coding for creatives can open up doors to many career pathways, such as:

  • Apprenticeship Vacancies
  • 1-1 dedicated employment support with our Employment Work Coach Heather
  • Further training and professional development
  • Further and Higher Education

Employment possibilities:

  • App Developer
  • Interactive Media Specialist
  • Generative Artist
  • Games Development
  • Freelancer Developer
  • Website Developer
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Meet the Tutor

Adrian Joseph

Teaches: App Design, Coding & Web Design

My Name is Adrian. I am an experienced gaming and digital media teacher/E-Learning developer. I specialise in teaching web design/HTML/CSS/JavaScript and the Unity3D game development. My expertise include the use of online learning software such as Prezi and Adobe Captivate. I am a recent graduate of the MA New Media program @ Southbank University.

The Media courses are great; extremely in depth and gives a great understanding of the overall subject. It also provides you with opportunities within the industry. The atmosphere is extremely welcoming and it is very easy to fit into, especially for new students. I would recommend to anyone looking for a great, creative place.

I’m a student currently studying here and I’m enjoying the digital media course that I have picked to study here. I didn’t have any previous experience of media before I came here and since I have joined I’ve managed to learn a lot of new things.

What a fantastic experience! I thoroughly enjoyed the Digital Advertising course in September 2021, lectured by Trevor. I have learned so much in just over a period of 4 weeks. Trevor ensured that I understood each lesson and had regular "check-in" with each of us as students. Trevor attended to each students request/needs and had remarkable patience by repeating the lesson or something that the students might not understand. He always supported our student group with friendliness and professionalism. It is hard in the job market and can feel very isolated. However everyone at the college has made me feel part of something unique and special! THANK YOU BCA TEAM! I can't wait for the next course. What an incredible online learning experience through ZOOM.

So happy I've chosen this place and had amazing results with the help of the most dedicated and talented tutors! Great place to learn new skills and break into the creative industry. I've learned so much during the Digital Marketing course with Matt HUGHES that I could actualy become competitive in the industry and secure a job during the lockdown. Content Creation with Mikis MICHAELIDES has led to creating a Music Video from scratch over 6 weeks and learning the basics of Creative Cloud - and the WEB design course with Adrian Joseph helped me with creating my own website. So grateful !!!

I didn't know what to expect from the Marketing course but Matt Hughes, our tutor, exceed all my expectations as kept us all engaged throughout the lessons by sharing with us his extensive knowledge and how to be applied to both our careers and businesses, thank you.

I just finished the Digital Marketing Course. Our lecturer, Matt, was really clear when explaining the topics and very patient too. You can definitely tell that he is dedicated and passionate to the field. Great experience, suggested to whoever wants to increase his knowledge about the field. It is quite hard to find other free courses that give the same services.

Have recently taken three different courses to help me retrain and gain work after becoming redundant. BCE is a great charity that offers fully free courses for unemployed adults, all currently delivered on Zoom 2-3 times a week over between 3-6 weeks. I have taken the Graphic Design, Digital Marketing and 2D Animation courses and on all I have learnt a lot with excellent tutors who are experts in their fields. Would highly recommend!

Why study with us?

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Learn from the best Professional tutors with extensive industry experience will teach you everything you need to know
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Develop your skills Equip yourself with the skills needed for in-demand jobs in the industry, working to real-world briefs
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Proven success Many of our students progress into careers in London’s exciting creative economy or go on to study at top universities

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Vocational success rate for Academy learners

74

of BCE Level 3 learners progress to University

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of BCE apprentices progress into careers in London’s creative economy