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Advanced Diploma in Animation and Game Development




What will I learn?

Animators make movies, bring video games to life and help build apps. In this program, students can specialize in character animation, 2D/3D animation, gaming, visual effects, computer graphics, web design or mobile applications.

This program allows students to connect with their passion of playing video games and watching computer-generated media and animation by challenging students with cutting-edge development for a variety of mediums. Specialize in character animation, 2D/3D animation, game design and development, visual effects, motion graphics, Virtual Reality development, web design or mobile applications. Under the guidance of faculty with industry experience, students learn production-proven tactics for generating AAA level content for Games, Film, Animation, and Visual Effects.

Which department am I in?

Loyalist College

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$15,000.00 (US$ 10,946) per year
CAN $15,000 for year 1; Spring Semester: CAN $7,500 for Year 1; CAN $14,429 for year 2; CAN $14,429 for year 3

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 September 2023


Loyalist College

376 Wallbridge-Loyalist road,


Ontario (ON),

K8N 5B9, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Required academic preparation

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level, AND
  • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent


  • Mature applicant

Recommended academic preparation

  • Communications technology, IT and computer literacy, media arts, fine arts, presentation techniques.

English language requirements

TOEFL: (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 550 (paper-based test); 80 (IBT internet-based test with minimums of 20)

IELTS (International English Language Test Service): 6.0 overall with no bands less than 6.0 (under SDS); 6.0 overall with one band at 5.5 (generic category)

CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment): Overall band of 60, writing 60


About Loyalist College

Loyalist College enjoys a graduate employment rate of 88.8 per cent, which is the highest in eastern Ontario.

  • Modern 200-acre campus between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal
  • International scholarships and bursaries available
  • Combines academia, extracurriculars and hands-on learning
  • Excellent support services for newcomers to Canada

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