8 months - Full time – September to April
In-class – Main Campus
Admission requirements: Degree in Computer Science or Software Development
Each course is equivalent to year 4 half-credit tuition
OSAP application pending
Application deadline: March 1
If you are a curious, creative thinker with a background in computer science or software engineering, we'll give you the skills you need for an exciting career.
The field of video game development offers many interesting and exciting career opportunities, both in entertainment and serious game industries. Designers, programmers, and testers are needed by game development studios and by the makers of engines, tools, and middleware to support video game software. The Diploma in Game Development provides students with the opportunity to investigate computing problems in an entertaining and engaging fashion. Students will express their creativity and ingenuity, investigate multidisciplinary issues, work in realistic team settings, and ultimately prepare for entry into this stimulating and dynamic field.
Currently, this is an eight-month, full-time program that begins in September.
Courses are offered by the Department of Computer Science in conjunction with Western Continuing Studies, and are located on Western’s main campus.