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Advanced Diploma in Game - Development



What will I learn?

Game – Development is a three-year advanced diploma program that aims to develop expert game designers who can create and develop their own titles. The program will prepare you to become technically literate with the ability to advance the conceptual and cultural potential of games.

By concentrating on the practical applications of the game production process from the artistic, managerial and technical sides, the program will introduce you to 2D and 3D design processes and foundations of computer programming. You'll also learn to communicate with teams of artists and programmers to design effectively, prototype and iterate their own fully playable 2D and 3D games, and gain other professional and personal skills for success in the industry.

Program Highlights

  • A unique focus on mobile game development will help you excel in a rapidly growing market.
  • You'll learn the skills to make games, from art and creative design to the fundamentals of software coding.
  • Individually or as a part of a team, you'll develop, prototype and iterate fully playable games.
  • Intensive professional development will help you find your niche in this thriving industry.

Career Outlook

Junior Game Designer
Web Game Developer
Video Game Developer
3D Designer

Education Pathways

Successful graduates of the Game – Development Advanced Diploma program have the opportunity to apply their credits toward further study at the degree level.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$17,794.00 (US$ 12,985) per year
Ancillary Fees - CAN $1,610.24

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

Start date

5 September 2023


Story Arts Centre

951 Carlaw Avenue,


Ontario (ON),

M4K 3M2, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Students require to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)

English Language Requirements:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80+ (internet based with no test below 20)
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0+ (with no single test score below 5.5)
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 60
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 51 plus
  • ITEP (International Test of English Proficiency) score of 3.7 plus.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Centennial College

94% of employers revealed that they are either satisfied or very satisfied after hiring work-ready graduates from Centennial.

  • One of Canada’s multicultural higher education institutions
  • Students benefit from the job-aligned courses
  • National award-winning Centre of Entrepreneurship
  • Offers facilities to simulate dynamic work environment

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