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 2017Waitlisted (What's this?)
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.