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Advanced Diploma in Game Programming

Humber College’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.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

In Humber College’s Game Programming advanced diploma program, 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.

You will graduate with a significant capstone project to demonstrate your coding talents, and a well-rounded skillset that combines high levels of mathematics, physics and visualization within the field of computer programming. With a high degree of game engine expertise, familiarity with 3D modelling, scripting, and technical direction, you will have the tools you need to compete and succeed in the rapidly expanding field of game development.

Courses include:

  • Game Concepts
  • Game Programming
  • Game Physics
  • Game Mathematics
  • An Introduction to Arts and Sciences

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Game development is a growing $3 billion-a-year industry in Canada where approximately 472 active studios employ some 21,000 people full time.

Work as a junior game developer or game tester for game development companies, internet service providers, and companies developing games for handheld and mobile devices.

Career opportunities include game marketer, game software developer, game software engineer, project manager and team leader for game software development.

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