What will I learn?

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

Whether you love the classics or today's technologically advanced games, this interactive gaming program's courses have you participate in various phases of game development, such as:

  • Game design
  • Three-dimensional graphics programming
  • Simulation design
  • Multiplayer online game programming

This advanced diploma technology program also puts a focus on object-oriented software design methodologies and user-oriented interface design, software testing and QA, C#, Java, advanced graphics, Web game programming, HTML5/JavaScript, Unity3D, mobile application development, game and simulation design and more.

To underscore the applied focus of the curriculum, two software development projects are included. These "real world" game/simulations/applications require you to utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during your studies to build high-quality software.

Program Highlights

Game – Programming courses are delivered using leading-edge technology geared to industry standards.

The offering employs project-based learning.

Knowledgeable and approachable faculty members from the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science have diverse business experience and academic credentials.

The program is also presented in a co-op version (program #3119). Students who choose this option gain practical experience in the field and network before graduation.

Graduates from the program may apply for certified membership to either the Canadian Information Processing Society or their provincial engineering technology association.

Career Outlook

  • Software developer
  • Game programmer
  • User interface developer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Software tester
  • Computer programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Web application developer
  • Database administrator
  • Applications or software support

Areas of Employment

  • Software companies
  • Gaming companies
  • Government
  • Public institutions
  • Banks
  • Small and medium businesses

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$15,437.50 (US$ 11,640) per year

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

Start date

6 January 2020, 8 September 2020

Venue

Progress Campus

941 Progress Avenue,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M1G 3T8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)

English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission (score of 170 or 171 is required for admission)

Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission

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.

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About this uni

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