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Qualification Grading Type


Grade Descriptors

  • GD1-Understanding the subject
  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD3-Application of skills
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes


Understand mobile technologies, platforms and interfaces

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain social and technological trends of mobile games and the impact they have on society.

  • 1.2

    Explain how current and emerging mobile technologies impact the design and development of mobile based games. 

  • 1.3

    Describe the software used in the design and development of mobile games 

  • 1.4

    Evaluate the global financial market for mobile based games


Be able to design a 2D game for mobile devices

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Produce a design document for a 2D based mobile game using industry standard techniques that meet client requirements. 

  • 2.2

    Review the designs with others to identify and inform refinements. 


Be able to develop a 2D game for mobile devices

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Develop a 2D game for a mobile device using industry standard software.

  • 3.2

    Use appropriate data types and show how they are declared. 

  • 3.3

    Use appropriate selection and iteration methods for a game.


Be able to evaluate, test and deploy a 2D game for mobile devices

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Using a testing strategy, fully test a 2D game developed to meet a client’s requirement

  • 4.2

    Evaluate and refine a 2D game based on testing

  • 4.3

    Deploy a 2D game to a mobile platform.