|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||2 years, plus 2 Optional Co-op terms|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,355 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,705), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for 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).
|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: Applicants with a combination of a partial diploma or degree and relevant work experience will be considered.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized secondary or post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Centennial College’s Game – Programming (Fast Track) program will grant you direct admission into the second year (third semester) of this three-year offering to receive an advanced diploma in four semesters if you’re a qualified college or university graduate with a software background.
Whether you’re passionate about the classics or the latest games, you’ll take game programming courses that will teach you to participate in several 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 will emphasize:
- Object-oriented software design methodologies
- User-oriented interface design
- Software testing
- Advanced graphics
- Web game programming
- Mobile application development
In addition to obtaining theoretical knowledge, you’ll complete two software development projects. To be successful in these “real world” games/simulations/applications, you’ll be required to utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during your studies to build high-quality software.
Once you complete the program, you’ll be prepared to work as a software developer in the gaming industry. Who knew those years of video games would count as resume experience?
The co-op option will allow you to gain hands-on experience while you complete two co-op work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in this co-op option, you must . If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program.
When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.
- 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