Centennial College

Game – Development

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Program Information

School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Game and Interactive Media Design
Description:Game – Development is a three-year advanced diploma program that aims to develop expert game designers who can create and develop their own titles. The program will prepare you to become technically literate with the ability to advance the conceptual and cultural potential of games.

By concentrating on the practical applications of the game production process from the artistic, managerial and technical sides, the program will introduce you to 2D and 3D design processes and foundations of computer programming. You'll also learn to communicate with teams of artists and programmers to design effectively, prototype and iterate their own fully playable 2D and 3D games, and gain other professional and personal skills for success in the industry.
URL:Game – Development at Centennial College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,404

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older).
  • Grade 12 English (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission.
  • Grade 11 Mathematics (M or U), or Grade 12 (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take the Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission.
  • English language proficiency.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to submit an online portfolio to demonstrate creativity and ability to communicate visually: THREE (3) pieces of your own work demonstrating your interest in at least TWO (2) of the following areas:
  • Art - drawing, painting, 2D design, 3D modeling, animation (2D or 3D)
  • Sound - digital music, sound design, sound fx.
  • Development - coding, math, physics, logic, problem solving.
  • Design and Story - short stories, interactive works, games (including board games or card games), comics, storyboards, films, game ideas, design documents, etc.

    Presentation should be neat and simple, not distracting from the work itself. After submission and grading of the portfolio, successful candidates will be invited to attend an informal tour and information session with the Game Development coordinator.
  • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on April 11, 2023

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