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Diplomas are typically offered through community or technical schools. Diploma programs take a shorter time to complete than bachelor's or associate degree programs, making them an ideal option for people looking to jumpstart their career.

The Arts refers to any field of study that involves more creative thinking as opposed to scientific, mathematical thinking. Many arts programs are focused on literature, while others involve practicing the fine arts like painting or music.

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Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts

Don’t let the word “game” fool you. The gaming industry is the largest, fastest-growing media industry in the world. It’s bigger than Hollywood, and it dwarfs the music b ... [+]

Overview

Don’t let the word “game” fool you. The gaming industry is the largest, fastest-growing media industry in the world. It’s bigger than Hollywood, and it dwarfs the music business, making more than $138 billion in 2018, a 13% increase over the previous year (Newzoo’s Global Games Market Report 2018).

As a student in the Advanced Game Design program, you’ll experience the entire game development cycle—from creating concept art and UI & UX for games to coding for artificial intelligence (non-player character behavior) and virtual reality gaming experiences. Develop specialized skills that prepare you for cutting-edge careers in one of the most vibrant, multifaceted, and expansive industries ever. Your industry instructors will give you the skills, training and hands-on experience necessary to succeed in exciting careers in game design, concept art, UI/UX design, animation, technical art, and emerging technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts

Master today’s digital technology. Our Advanced 3D Animation program provides you with a comprehensive 3D animation skillset which will allow you to confidently enter pro ... [+]

Overview

Master today’s digital technology. Our Advanced 3D Animation program provides you with a comprehensive 3D animation skillset which will allow you to confidently enter production-ready roles in the fast-growing film and animation industry.

Leveraging Academy of Art University’s considerable experience as one of the top animation schools, as reported in 2018 by the Hollywood Reporter, the program enables students to become expert collaborators while honing their strengths within a specialized professional focus.

You’ll learn by doing in StudioX—our collaborative studio production environment—to create real commercial and independent films and games, with real deadlines, and real problems and challenges that come up in the course of making entertainment products. Interactions with instructors who work in animation, and feedback from industry representatives, help prepare you to launch your own journey into digital animation production.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Institute of Technology Development of Canada

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 industr ... [+]

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.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Centre for Arts and Technology

You’ve always been creative and had your finger on the pulse of the latest trends in technology. Video games are a bit of an obsession, and a career that requires a suit ... [+]

Receive hands-on 3d animation training from our animation experts at the Centre for Arts and Technology Kelowna, BC college campus. You’ve always been creative and had your finger on the pulse of the latest trends in technology. Video games are a bit of an obsession, and a career that requires a suit and tie is just not what you have in mind. Working with a team of talented colleagues on the next blockbuster game or animated feature is where you see yourself in the near future. It’s time to bring your dreams to life. In just 24 months, you’ll receive the 3d animation training to earn your professional diploma and come away with a knock-out portfolio and demo reel showcasing your talents to potential employers. These are just some of the career paths you could take with your two-year diploma in 3d Animation for Game, Film & Visual Effects:... [-]

Canada Kelowna
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Dig ... [+]

A Photographer's Eye

Photography is about so much more than taking a good photo; it’s about understanding light and form, technology and software, editing and finishing. The Digital Photography Diploma program teaches students the essentials of the craft, preparing them for an exciting and diverse career in photography.

While developing an understanding of their visual style, students develop professional standards and skills to guide their career. In the digital age, there’s a market for people who known how to create professional-level photos. The Digital Photography Diploma helps students grow the needed skills to build a rewarding career in photography.

Objectives

Students have the opportunity to explore the principles of photographic design and the significance of visual style in the commercial sector; study the application of professional cameras, lenses, and related processes as they apply to commercial uses such as editorial or advertising photography; and to learn to use contemporary photographic imaging equipment and software in industry related facilities.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
October 2019
Full-time
1 find your juris doctor
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

The 3D Modeling for Animation & Games diploma program at LaSalle College Vancouver is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to pursue entry ... [+]

Animated Learning

Go from admiring the animation in your favourite video games and movies to creating it. Our graduates have built careers in some of the entertainment industry’s biggest names. The animation and film industries are booming in Vancouver and beyond, with employers seeking those who deliver the perfect balance of technical and artistic ability. Through the Diploma program, students take their passion for animation and technical understanding to become a 3D-character artist. Building on a foundation of artistic training, students graduate from the program with a professional portfolio that showcases their accomplishments to the industry.

Each three-month quarter of the program is comprised of tightly integrated, cohesive courses which are designed to provide the opportunity for students to accomplish specific, industry driven competencies and outcomes. Each course builds on the lessons of the ones before it and each quarter is a prerequisite for the following.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
October 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

The Animation Art & Design diploma program is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the animation, game ... [+]

Animated Action

In this program, students build on a foundation in drawing, colour, design and computer applications. Students have the opportunity to develop advanced techniques in various aspects of computer graphics and animation. The Animation Art and Design Diploma program provides graduates the chance to build the necessary technical and creative skills to demonstrate and present their talents to the film and game industries. Students learn how to merge art and science with hands-on training from top animators in the field.

Objectives

In this program, students begin with a foundation in drawing, colour, design, and computer applications. Students have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in various aspects of computer graphics and animation. ... [-]

Canada Vancouver
October 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 find your juris doctor
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

The Game Art & Design diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as game designers and level designers in the video game industry. This goal is achi ... [+]

The Theory Behind Gaming

Students in the Game Art and Design Diploma program build rock-solid skills in design, level design, game scripting, written communication, as well as 2D and 3D art. Students learn to write professional design documentation, design games, game systems, game mechanics and level environments, as well as apply knowledge to create their own interactive experiences. Students also have the opportunity to develop professional quality production work to showcase in a portfolio project.

Course Objectives

Graduates will demonstrate:

the application of learned concepts from foundation level design courses: Game design principles and terminology, research, critical analysis, prototyping, gaming systems design, level design, user-interface design, design for business requirements, as well as scripting and art. Applied technical knowledge of scripting, design tools and software in accordance with current industry standards. practical understanding and application of the principles of game design, systems design, level design, user interface design, user experience design, platform-specific design, and free-to-play game design. professionalism through the process of conceptualizing, planning, executing, and delivering quality game design projects that will lead toward the capstone project and self-promotion package in accordance with current industry standards. knowledge of the managerial and developmental aspects of the game production pipeline and demonstrate knowledge of planning, budgeting, specifications, constraints, scope, teamwork, problem solving, and deadlines that go into making a market ready game. ability to work on team-based game development projects. Overview ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

Video game programmers must be well versed in the technical aspects of game creation. They must be able to create the core game engine subsystems, integrate art assets, a ... [+]

Bring Games to Life

Programmers have the technological know-how to turn a game designer’s concepts and visions in fruition with computer code. Using industry-driven programming tools, students enhance the techniques they already have and develop the ones needed to spark imaginations and launch a creative and in-demand career in a field they love.

Course Objectives

The Visual & Game Programming diploma program is an intense hands-on program with a focus on technical programming skills for video games. While the emphasis is on object oriented programming, students also study mathematics, scripting, game design, and algorithm development. In addition to core programming skills, the curriculum introduces students to a number of programming topics including graphics, physics, gameplay and tools development. ... [-]

Canada Vancouver
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
Canada International Royal Arts College

The Media Design and Web Development diploma is a two-year program that uses the latest technology to enrich the students’ learning. Through studio projects that reflect ... [+]

Overview

The Media Design and Web Development diploma is a two-year program that uses the latest technology to enrich the students’ learning. Through studio projects that reflect today’s technological trends, students get hands-on experience applying design theories and principles.

This program enhances the student’s skills in various industry software to successfully design creative web media and to develop proficient web designs.

The second-year is the co-op experience where students will be working in the industry and gaining real-life experience, grounding and enhancing the academic concepts learned in class.

Learning Objectives Design creative and coherent web media Create aesthetic layouts using design principals Demonstrate creative thinking and develop efficient media communications Assess the marketing needs of a digital project Create, develop and implement proficient web designs Be a source of new graphic proposals and offer user-centered media design solutions Demonstrate technical competency in Photoshop, Illustrator and Web development languages Produce professional-quality work that demonstrates unique creative applications Skillfully promote works to secure employment in the Graphic Design industry Curriculum ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
VCAD Visual College of Art and Design

The Game Development and Design program provides graduates with the solid technical and artistic foundations they’ll need to become a part of this growing industry. In or ... [+]

You want to turn your passion for playing video games into a successful career? The Game Development and Design program provides graduates with the solid technical and artistic foundations they’ll need to become a part of this growing industry. In order to be successful in the game, animation and CGI industries, you'll learn the key of storytelling, game design, game play, modeling, and animation techniques. From color theory, design fundamentals to life drawing, students will be able to apply industry standard software tools and techniques to production processes.

Career opportunities can be found in a variety of CGI-based industries, including computer animation studios, game development companies, post production and special effects studios. They may also work for industrial design firms and software producers, or for companies that require the production of 3D graphics and animation.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
VCAD Visual College of Art and Design

Are you passionate about 3D animation? Ready to turn this passion into a fun-filled creative career? In the 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design diploma program at VCAD y ... [+]

Are you passionate about 3D animation? Ready to turn this passion into a fun-filled creative career? In the 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design diploma program at VCAD you'll learn the tools and develop the skills to succeed in the computer-generated animation industry. In this program, you'll learn the techniques used in three-dimensional animation art and design. You'll focus on the game development process, including using storyboards, staging scenes and designing game environments and levels. More importantly, you'll design 3D characters and animate them using industry-standard software. By the end of the program, your portfolio will highlight your skill set and showcase your unique animation work.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
Campus