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Game – Programming (Fast Track)

Centennial College’s Game – Programming (Fast Track) program sees you gain direct admission into the second year (third semester) of this three-year program and receive an advanced diploma in four semesters, if you are a qualified college or university graduate with a software background.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $16,377
Location: Toronto, Canada / Blended / Online

Whether you are passionate about the classics or the latest games, you will take game programming courses that teach you to participate in a number of game development phases, including game design, three-dimensional graphics programming, simulation design and multiplayer online game programming.

This School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science advanced diploma program emphasizes:

  • Object-oriented software design methodologies
  • User-oriented interface design
  • Software testing
  • QA
  • C#
  • Java
  • Advanced graphics
  • Web game programming
  • HTML5/JavaScript
  • Unity3D
  • Mobile application development
  • Game and simulation design

In addition to obtaining theoretical knowledge, you complete two software development projects in this college gaming program. To be successful in these “real world” game/simulations/applications, you must utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during your studies to build high-quality software.

Once you complete this program, you will be prepared to work as a software developer in the gaming industry. Who knew those years of video games would count as resume experience?

Program Highlights

  • The program’s courses use leading technology geared to industry standards to teach concepts.
  • Project-based learning is a key component of the offering.
  • You learn from and interact with knowledgeable and approachable School of Engineering
  • Technology and Applied Science faculty members who have diverse business experience and academic credentials.
  • Graduates from the program may apply for certified membership to either the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) or their provincial engineering technology association.

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Career Prospects

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

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