New Diploma in Game Development
Western Continuing Studies is excited to announce a new post-degree diploma program in Game Development.
Developed in response to industry need, as Canada has the world’s third-largest video game development industry in the world, after the U.S. and Japan. More than 16,000 people are employed in 300 video game companies across the country. According to the latest figures from the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, the gaming industry contributes $2.3 billion to Canada’s GDP.
Western’s one year Diploma in Game Development gives recent graduates the skills to launch a career as a game developer.
What is the Diploma in Game Development?
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.
The Diploma in Game Development is offered in partnership with the Department of Computer Science at Western University.
Applications open November 1st.
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