Diploma Programs in Computer Arts

A diploma is awarded to a student who has completed a course of study. Diploma recipients are able to continue with their education as desired or apply their knowledge in a new job or an already established career path. What is a diploma in computer arts? This diploma is awarded to students completing a program relating to computers and digital technology. Since computer technology changes on a da… Read more

A diploma is awarded to a student who has completed a course of study. Diploma recipients are able to continue with their education as desired or apply their knowledge in a new job or an already established career path.

What is a diploma in computer arts? This diploma is awarded to students completing a program relating to computers and digital technology. Since computer technology changes on a daily basis, upon completion students typically have learned state-of-the-art technology that allows them to effectively compete for jobs in the field, as well as remain relevant once a career has been established. Computer arts involves combining artistic talent with technology, and courses in this area can include drafting, graphic arts, web development, video game design and animation.

Students obtaining the diploma in computer arts can gain necessary skills in both technology and artistry, and learn how these vastly different areas relate to each other and combine in a spectacular way. Graduates of this program gain versatility by learning to apply their artistic talents in a technical fashion. This makes them attractive candidates when applying for jobs and may allow them higher earning power.

Costs for a computer arts diploma program will vary from school to school. Some programs are part-time, some are full-time, and they may range in length from a few weeks to over a year.

There are several career paths available for students completing a certificate program in computer arts. Successful graduates of the program can become drafting technicians, graphic arts designers, web designers, video game designers and animators. They are employed in various industries, including architectural and engineering firms, advertising agencies, technological firms, as well as many colleges and universities, as instructors as well as staff.

Computer arts courses are available at community colleges, four-year colleges and universities, as well as online. 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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Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts
Vancouver, Canada

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 producti ... +

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. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
04 May 2020
14 Apr 2020
Campus
 
CSVPA
Cambridge, United Kingdom

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported ... +

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported by Life drawing and Visual studies. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Hong Kong

To cope with the rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become ... +

To cope with the rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become professionals for design and development of computer game, computer animation, and visual effects. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
CEV - Escuela Superior de Comunicación, Imagen y Sonido
Madrid, Spain

The Superior Technician in 3D Animations, Games and Interactive Environments at a Distance will prepare you to obtain one of the most powerful profiles of the current market. ... +

The Superior Technician in 3D Animations, Games and Interactive Environments at a Distance will prepare you to obtain one of the most powerful profiles of the current market. You will learn the artistic techniques with which you can create and design characters, scenarios and 2D and 3D animation objects. This degree is taught exclusively in SPANISH. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Online
 
Informatics Academy
Singapore

The International Diploma in Gaming and Animation Technology teaches students the basics of animation and game creation. Subjects include using programming languages C++ and J ... +

The International Diploma in Gaming and Animation Technology teaches students the basics of animation and game creation. Subjects include using programming languages C++ and Java for game creations, games mathematics and physics, web technologies, introduction to computers and networking, video and image editing skills and creating arcade-style games. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 14 months
English
Campus
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Centennial College's Game – Programming offering sees you graduate with an advanced diploma and the know how to launch a career in the game software industry.

Centennial College's Game – Programming offering sees you graduate with an advanced diploma and the know how to launch a career in the game software industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Toronto Film School
Toronto, Canada

From concept through to development, you will explore the entire 2D and 3D game production process in the Video Game Design and Animation Diploma – listed as one of the best i ... +

From concept through to development, you will explore the entire 2D and 3D game production process in the Video Game Design and Animation Diploma – listed as one of the best in the world by the prestigious Princeton Review. Modeled on the collaborative environments of the video game industry, you will design and produce games with peer artists, as well as programmers in Video Game Design and Development. You will learn how to create artwork and animation, compose audio effect and music, and develop production and business plans. -
Diploma
Full-time
18 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

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 achieved ... +

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 achieved by building foundational skill sets in game design, level design, game scripting, written communication, as well as 2D and 3D art. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Centre for Arts and Technology
Kelowna, Canada

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 t ... +

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. -
Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
IADE
Lisbon, Portugal

The goal of the Graduate in Web Design is to train full Web Design professionals. Professionals who combine technological and engineering knowledge with design knowledge and t ... +

The goal of the Graduate in Web Design is to train full Web Design professionals. Professionals who combine technological and engineering knowledge with design knowledge and techniques, with the aim of presenting a creative, differentiating, functional and innovative response to this increasingly demanding and competitive market. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
9 months
Portugisian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Sida Group Management Academy
Ancona, Italy +5 More

The future is today! learn to design applications, to take care of graphics and functionality. Don't stop at ideas, find out how to implement them.

The future is today! learn to design applications, to take care of graphics and functionality. Don't stop at ideas, find out how to implement them. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The IED Videogames Diploma provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills, both technical and creative, and about the videogame business, to guarantee their profess ... +

The IED Videogames Diploma provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills, both technical and creative, and about the videogame business, to guarantee their professional success in the interactive content industry. An increasingly strong industrial and economic force, in constant innovation. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
Spanish
14 Sep 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Anibrain School Of Media Design
Pune, India

A 10 Month intensive program trains the students to construct complex visual effects for feature films by using relevant tools & technique that are commonly used in today’ ... +

A 10 Month intensive program trains the students to construct complex visual effects for feature films by using relevant tools & technique that are commonly used in today’s visual effects industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
10 months
English
Jul 2020
Campus
 
Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Ludwigsburg, Germany

Animation/Effects Producing (AEP) is a two‐year postgraduate course for production with a specialization on animation and effects projects, offered by the Institute of Animati ... +

Animation/Effects Producing (AEP) is a two‐year postgraduate course for production with a specialization on animation and effects projects, offered by the Institute of Animation at Filmakademie Baden‐Wuerttemberg. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English, German
Campus
 
triOS College
Mississauga, Canada +8 More

At triOS College, the Video Game Design and Development program offers curriculum designed to support a team approach to game development. This team environment is a ‘must hav ... +

At triOS College, the Video Game Design and Development program offers curriculum designed to support a team approach to game development. This team environment is a ‘must have’ in the gaming industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
78 - 94 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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