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Game Level Design

Tuition fee CA$25,596 per program

The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$23,144), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for three semesters and are subject to change.

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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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.

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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.

Career opportunities

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
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025