Certificate Programs in Computer Arts

A certificate provides recognition of competence in a specific professional skill. Certificate programs generally require students to demonstrate proficiency in predetermined qualifications and may be necessary for skilled jobs. They focus on relatively narrow topics and are often useful for rapid employment or career advancement. What is a certificate in computer arts? More inclusive than graphic… Read more

A certificate provides recognition of competence in a specific professional skill. Certificate programs generally require students to demonstrate proficiency in predetermined qualifications and may be necessary for skilled jobs. They focus on relatively narrow topics and are often useful for rapid employment or career advancement.

What is a certificate in computer arts? More inclusive than graphic arts, computer arts cover a range of subfields such as special effects, graphic design, computer-aided design and web page development. Some classes may study static and interactive art, internet publishing, modeling techniques, video game development, and methods for meeting each client's differing needs. Using powerful yet intuitive software, students may learn how to write HTML or CSS, use digital photo and video editing tools, or learn the tricks and techniques of video game design.

There are many different skills students can improve by studying computer arts. They may learn how to create compelling web pages for themselves, employers, or clients. Students can also gain productivity skills and the ability to create a memorable user interface and experience.

A certificate in computer arts can take anywhere from a few days to one or two years to complete. The price will vary based on the school offering it as well as the length of the program. Students should carefully research schools and particular programs to find one that matches their desired goals and budgets.

Virtually all of the computer arts are in extremely high demand, and many students experience rapid employment upon completion of a certificate program. From front-end developer to webmaster to video game developer, there may be considerably more vacancies than people to fill them. A certificate can also be exceptionally useful for individuals who want to be entrepreneurs, small business owners, and startup managers in the digital realm.

Completing a certificate in the computer arts is a logical step toward gaining or advancing a career in digital technology. Certificate programs are available locally and internationally and may be taken online or on campus in part-time or full-time schedules. Please search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

Our HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. This course will give ... Read more

Our HNC/HND in Creative Media Production (Computer Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. This course will give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to be ready for employment. Read less
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01 Oct 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Cape Town, South Africa

Make use of your existing design skills and expand your creativity into other markets such as Game Design for Ad games, Educational games, Online or Mobile games and more – we ... Read more

Make use of your existing design skills and expand your creativity into other markets such as Game Design for Ad games, Educational games, Online or Mobile games and more – we’ll show you just how to get there. Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts, has been running the Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment Course since 2012 with great success, being the first Council of Higher Education... Read less
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01 Feb 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Sydney, Australia + 9 More

The Game Development Foundations course will allow you to create 3D games using the powerful Unity 3D game engine. Students will be introduced to industry standard tools and t ... Read more

The Game Development Foundations course will allow you to create 3D games using the powerful Unity 3D game engine. Students will be introduced to industry standard tools and techniques for game development. Read less
Certificate
21 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
10 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
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Media Design School
Munich, Germany + 2 More

The objective is the joint development of a multi-user 3D games.

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29 Aug 2020
Full-time
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Campus
 
GOBELINS - L'école de l'image
Paris, France

Drawing on its experience and worldwide reputation in the field of character animation, GOBELINS conceived a specialized professional training in 3D character animation wich p ... Read more

Drawing on its experience and worldwide reputation in the field of character animation, GOBELINS conceived a specialized professional training in 3D character animation wich profiles are high demanded. Read less
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01 Sep 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
ITECOM Art Design Paris
Paris, France

The virtual editing is done in real time and the evolution of post-production software for creating special effects simply breathtaking. This training is focused on non-linear ... Read more

The virtual editing is done in real time and the evolution of post-production software for creating special effects simply breathtaking. This training is focused on non-linear editing with Final Cut Pro and the realization of special effects with After Effects. Students should acquire a professional level editing, special effects and control the aesthetics of the picture during the implementation. Read less
Certificate
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
French
Campus
 
The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences
Pretoria, South Africa + 1 More

The National Certificate course in 3D Animation and Visual Effects aims to deliver students who are competent 3D animation or visual effects artists. The course investigates a ... Read more

The National Certificate course in 3D Animation and Visual Effects aims to deliver students who are competent 3D animation or visual effects artists. The course investigates a range of Animation fundamentals, such as how to animate characters, as well as texturing and lighting objects, characters and backgrounds. In addition, the course places a critical focus on the student’s professional practice, such as the ability to assess client contracts and to market your own projects. Read less
Certificate
01 Feb 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Cape Town, South Africa

This one year, full time, practical programme engages you in a fixed curriculum around standards-compliant web design and publishing, video production and post production tech ... Read more

This one year, full time, practical programme engages you in a fixed curriculum around standards-compliant web design and publishing, video production and post production techniques, 2D animation, compositing and visual effects, game design theory and community supported open source content management systems. The programme emphasizes technical training, interactive screen design in context... Read less
Certificate
01 Feb 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Sydney, Australia + 9 More

3D Animation Foundations is designed to introduce students to the many career opportunities available for 3D artists, animators and designers. This course gives student an und ... Read more

3D Animation Foundations is designed to introduce students to the many career opportunities available for 3D artists, animators and designers. This course gives student an understanding of the creative potential of the 3D animation software used in the games, film and visual effects industry. Read less
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19 Jun 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
10 weeks
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ITECOM Art Design Paris
Paris, France

The 3D animation and CGI are now present in all areas of creative communications. The sector Animation and 3D realization, taught in three years, allows to train for these tec ... Read more

The 3D animation and CGI are now present in all areas of creative communications. The sector Animation and 3D realization, taught in three years, allows to train for these techniques. It is naturally focused on the sectors of digital creation: the video game and animated film. Read less
Certificate
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
3 years
French
Campus