What will I learn?

Launch your video game programming career at LaSalle College! Our computer game programming courses will give you the tools you need to become a successful video game programmer.

When someone asks what language you speak, you’re not sure whether to say Java or C++? If you want to learn how to code an engine to bring video games to life, this DEC program is for you.

Montréal is a major hub in the video game industry, so it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in this booming field. There is an urgent need for programmers in several industries, including that of video games.

The Computer Science Technology - Video Game Programming training program was developed with studios ranked among global video game leaders. You’ll acquire the knowledge necessary to secure a choice position in the video game industry.

You’ll be able to help design a Triple-A game, join a multidisciplinary team from an independent studio, produce a mobile app or even develop your own video game.

This video game programmer training uses the most popular programming tools in the industry (Unity, Unreal, C/C++/C#, Gameplay), allowing you to learn programming fundamentals, as well as the particularities specific to video games. You will also learn how to develop your communication skills in relation to the specific field of video games.

Career Prospects

Video Game Development professions:

  • Game designer
  • Application quality assurance
  • Engine programmer (Unity and Unreal), C/C++/C#, Gameplay, Animation
  • Game tester
  • 3D designer
  • Object-oriented Development professions:
  • Object-oriented application development (.Net, Java, C++)
  • Application quality assurance
  • IT professions:
  • IT advisor
  • User interface design
  • Application tester
  • IT trainer

You can also further your software engineering education at the university level. Certain courses may even be credited.

Advantages

You will be heat of the action and will be able to immerse yourself in this booming industry since Montreal is a videogame hub.

You will learn from the best. Our teachers are still active in their field and they will teach you the latest techniques used by studios.

During your last semester, you will have the opportunity for a workplace internship of a duration of 15 weeks which will allow you to put in practice the knowledge acquired during your studies.

Which department am I in?

International School of Business and Technologies

Study options

Full Time (6 semesters)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

30 August 2021, 18 January 2022

Venue

LaSalle College

2000 Sainte-Catherine Street West,

MONTREAL,

Quebec (QC),

H3H 2T2, Canada

Online/Distance (6 semesters)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

30 August 2021, 18 January 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

Have obtained a Secondary School Diploma (DES) and completed the following program prerequisite:

Mathematics: TS, SN Secondary IV or CST 5 (Math 436 under the old plan)

or

Have obtained a Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) and completed the following courses:

Language of Instruction from Secondary V

Second Language from Secondary V

Mathematics: TS, SN Secondary IV or CST 5 (Math 436 under the old plan)

or

Have obtained an equivalent education or an instruction deemed enough. Every case will be analysed by the College.

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

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