Diploma in Game Development

General

Program Description

This Co-op diploma program focuses on preparing you to work as a programmer with a specialization in the video game industry, requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, procedures, and tools. This program will give you the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in industry standard programming languages, database design and application, fundamentals of object-oriented programming, HTML, Javascript, graphical assets and practical software applications.

Admission requirements

  • Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia, 19 years or older)
  • Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to secure employment as application programmers and system analysts.

Graduation requirements

  • Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia, 19 years or older)
  • Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Co-op

This Coop will provide you with the opportunity to apply acquired theory and skills in a practical business setting. You will gain real-world experience working on projects as a member of a team with project deliverables and deadlines.

Methods of Evaluation

Course grading is indicated on each course outline. Generally, the assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.

Required Course Material

Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.

Equipment

Computer and requisite software are provided at the college. No other equipment is required unless otherwise indicated on the course outline.

Program

Course currency and relevancy may change depending on the requirements of the industry. The school may make changes at any time. Changes will be effective when made.

Program duration

Program hours
Total instructional hours 960
Total Co-op hours 960
Total program hours 1920
Total program length (weeks) 96
Last updated March 2019

About the School

Founded in 1999, the college is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We deliver fully comprehensive learning experience to both domestic and international students. We believe in lifelong learn ... Read More

Founded in 1999, the college is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We deliver fully comprehensive learning experience to both domestic and international students. We believe in lifelong learning opportunities as pathways for individuals to remain competitive providing programs with field experiences that prepare students for a changing world and empower them to improve it. Read less