LaSalle College

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Computer Science Technology - Video Game Programming

LaSalle College

Faculty:Computer Science
Field of Study:Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,491
National: $10,907
Careers:Software EngineerComputer ProgrammersVideo Game Programmers


When someone asks what language you speak, you’re not sure whether to say Java or C++? If you want to learn how to code an engine to bring video games to life, this DEC program is for you. Montréal is a major hub in the video game industry, so it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in this booming field. There is an urgent need for programmers in several industries, including that of video games. The Computer Science Technology - Video Game Programming training program was developed with studios ranked among global video game leaders. You’ll acquire the knowledge necessary to secure a choice position in the video game industry.

You’ll be able to help design a Triple-A game, join a multidisciplinary team from an independent studio, produce a mobile app or even develop your own video game. This video game programmer training uses the most popular programming tools in the industry (Unity, Unreal, C/C++/C#, Gameplay), allowing you to learn programming fundamentals, as well as the particularities specific to video games. You will also learn how to develop your communication skills in relation to the specific field of video games.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   Mathematics  or   Science 
Have obtained a Secondary School Diploma (DES) and completed the following program prerequisite:

Mathematics: TS, SN Secondary IV or CST 5 (Math 436 under the old plan)


Have obtained a Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) and completed the following courses:

Language of Instruction from Secondary V Second Language from Secondary V Mathematics CST 4 (or Math 436)


Have obtained an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient. Every case will be analysed by the College.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Contrary to other college level institutions, application is open all year round. You can choose to do a DEC, AEC or DEP program and apply anytime for the next starting semester.

    * 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 January 09, 2023