Algonquin College

Game Development

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Description:This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program prepares students for careers as game developers, a profession in demand by various industries including entertainment, education, government and consumer products. Strong emphasis is placed on developing the hands-on component which is offered through courses in game design and development, traditional and digital imaging, authoring, animation and programming. Computer programming is an essential component of the program. Students also complete individual and team-based projects.
URL:Game Development at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,581
International: $17,107

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $2,475 in the first year, $2,275 in the second year and $1,925 in the third year.
Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

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 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent). Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent). Mathematics, Grade 12 (MCT4C is highly recommended). A senior credit in physics is recommended.

* 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 July 24, 2016