game app design in Unity

create and sell mobile game apps

course description

Aimed at the beginner, this course provides the basic concepts and skills required to create game apps for mobile devices using Unity, a free games engine for multi-platform development, including Android and iOS. After an initial overview of game types and principles, the learner will gain hands-on experience in the construction of a series of basic game systems. All assets (graphics, audio and movie clips) will be provided, and the learner will be guided through basic object-oriented programming (OOP) using C# – Unity’s scripting language.

prior experience

None required.

equipment required

New/reformatted (FAT32) external USB HD, or USB thumb drive, with  least 256 GB free space. Participants may use their own laptops providing they have the latest version of Unity pre-installed.

this course will be of interest to

Single and small group developers; enthusiasts who are curious about how games are made; project managers who need to understand game app development.

course date

5 full days:  Monday 13th  to Friday 17th January 2020,  10:00-17:00

course price


course overview

  • What is Unity?
  • Program Interface
  • Start Screen and menu navigation
  • Asset and sprite management
  • Fonts
  • Joystick controller
  • User Interface design
  • Audio
  • Picking up objects (C#)
  • Level design
  • User Interface
  • Collision detection
  • Particle systems


Marion Tregartha

Marion Tregartha is a creative educator who works with digital interactive spaces, alongside traditional drawing, paint and printmaking media.

She has over 25 years experience in Higher and transnational education working in London, SE and NW England and China.

An Apple Certified Professional (Final Cut Pro and Motion) she is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an active contributor to the SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community, and has worked on several Heritage Lottery Projects.


related courses

  • 3D RPG Game Design in Unity


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