|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Oakville|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters|
|Tuition fee||CA$26,620 per programme
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$23,145), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Dormitory fee||CA$12,000 per year
The above fee is an estimated amount for during the two academic semesters.
There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement and the results of a portfolio submission.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter the English Language Studies (ESL) program, offered by Sheridan College, which is an intensive, full-time academic program.
Sheridan’s game level design courses focus on offering applied, real-world skill development.
A realistic work environment
Developed in response to industry need, this three-semester program simulates a realistic work environment in which designers, coders and artists integrate their skills. You’ll learn to communicate game level design concepts and gain practical skills to implement and evaluate this knowledge in a simulated work situation. Note: This program is held consecutively – September to August.
A well-rounded skillset
The Sheridan game level design courses focus on offering applied, real-world skills development. Assignments and classwork focus on case studies. You’ll learn both 2D and 3D game design while gaining industry-specific skills in game design and development, story and scripting, cinematography and sound, multi-player systems, game documentation and playtesting.
The future of the game industry
Ontario’s digital game industry is poised for growth, and so is the demand for game level designers. With the Game Level Design graduate certificate program from Sheridan, you’ll be ready to step right into an exciting game design career.
Canada is a major player in the digital games development market. Game level designers occupy a unique niche in the computer gaming industry, focusing on the detailed design of player experience and interaction.
Long recognized as a world-class training ground for animators, Sheridan is now leading the way in the training of industry-ready game design professionals.
If you already have a degree or diploma in an art-related discipline, and love gaming, this graduate-level program could be your entry into an exciting field. The game level designer is responsible for designing the game spaces in which the player competes. The new Sheridan graduate program in Game Level Design offers unmatched preparation for that niche, focusing on the specific skills employers seek in-game level designers.
In your final semester, you’ll collaborate with graduate-level programmers from the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology (FAST) to develop a quality video game capstone project.
Graduates of the Sheridan Game Level Design program will attract strong interest from employers in the digital game industry. The integrated approach with game programming and emphasis on applied problem-solving are unique in the field, offering the type of preparation employers seek.
Career Employment Areas
- Game Level Design
- Game Design
- Game Development
- Project Management
- Digital Graphics