About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 Years
Code:0441

Program Highlights

  • Cutting edge computer labs equipped with dual full HD monitors
  • Leading industry art production and software development tools
  • Small class sizes
  • Hundreds of hours of hands-on lab work
  • Applied Research opportunities
  • Access to a state-of-the-art Motion Capturing System at The Generator at One (Interactive media production facility)

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

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

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.

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.