About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 Years

Program Highlights

  • Program offers facilities include cutting edge computer labs with dual full HD monitors, with hundreds of hours of hands-on lab and project work.
  • Leading industry art production and software development tools are used.
  • Small class sizes means a focus on individual learning.
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment including a one of a kind Motion Capturing System at The Generator at One (interactive media production facility).
  • Research opportunities are available with NC Research and Innovation.

Career Opportunities

  • Game software production and development
  • Game world and content design
  • Environment and character modeling
  • Game level layout and design
  • Concept art and design
  • Game engine development
  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Game graphics development
  • Lighting design
  • Artificial intelligence development
  • Special effects art
  • GUI design

NEW Dual Bachelor’s Degree/Advanced Diploma Programs

Niagara College and Brock University are now offering 2 concurrent Bachelor/Diploma programs. Earn a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Game Programming or a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Game Design and an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Game Development in only 4 years.

You are well suited to this program if you…

  • Possess a passion for video games
  • Have an ambition to learn about the video game creation process
  • Have an aptitude for computer technology
  • Are able to think systematically and strategically
  • Are able to work creatively in collaborative setting

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0441 - 3 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.