Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Game Programming

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber North Campus / School for Media Studies and Information Technology
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Computer Games and Programming Skills
Description:Humber's program is project-driven and focuses on the design and development of games. You work on team projects, using multiple software and programming tools to design, develop, test, and maintain game applications. Students create commercial-grade applications that apply theories of user-centred design, usability, information architecture, network architecture, human-computer-interaction for game applications and industry standards of practice. Students graduate with significant work samples showcasing their talents and skills, and a skill set that combines high levels of mathematics, physics, and visualization within the field of computer programming. Knowledge of game engines, modellers, game scripting, and technical direction allows them to compete successfully in this rapidly growing field - developing console games for personal computers and dedicated game players (Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo), as well as online gaming applications and games for mobile devices.
URL:Game Programming at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,817
International: $14,671
Careers:Video Game ProgrammersVideo 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 
  •  Grade11 Science 

• Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U). If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy in this publication • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Science credit at the college or university level • One Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, U or M course in addition to those listed above

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]

* 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 August 05, 2017

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