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School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber North Campus / School for Media Studies and Information Technology
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Computer Games and Programming Skills
Description:

Humber’s Game Programming advanced diploma program is project-driven and focuses on programming and designing game engines for the purpose of game development, from indie to AAA. You will work on team projects using programming tools to develop, test and maintain game applications through the practice of theories of usability, information architectures, network architecture and industry standards of practice. Topics such as coding, game engine design, game production, artificial intelligence, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and platform-specific programming are all covered by a comprehensive set of courses.



Throughout your study, you will have access to peers in related programs such as Visual and Digital Arts and Animation - 3D which will allow you to participate in collaborative work, as well as the opportunity to build high-quality assets for use in the games you are developing as a student programmer.

URL:Game Programming at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,741
International: $15,874
Scholarships:3
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 
  •   Science 

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

- Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)

- Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)

- Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

- Physics and/or computer science is recommended preparation for this program.

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Mature student status

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College or university transfer status

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Upon admission, students are required to own or have guaranteed access to a laptop. The Game Programming courses are designed such that the professor can jump from theoretical to practical aspects of game development at any time during class. Therefore, students are expected to bring a laptop to every class. Students are advised to choose a laptop that can handle the newest versions of Visual Studio, Unity, Unreal, 3DS Max, OpenGL, and Android Studio. Professors will generally be using the Microsoft Windows operating system in class.

    * 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 18, 2020

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