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Duration

3 years

Tuition

$11,808

  Toronto

Jan 4-Dec 20

Plus 1 other start dates

Sep 6 - Aug 29 2025

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

no

Whether it’s online or console, cellphone or PC-based, the game industry in Canada is large and growing rapidly. Game developers and publishers in the Greater Toronto Area range from small specialized units to mid-sized companies to Microsoft, Nintendo and other industry leaders.

Computer and game programmers are the fundamental resource for companies that develop, produce, distribute and market computer-based games.

Students in George Brown’s three-year Game – Programming advanced diploma program will learn the technical skills they need to be successful in the job market by learning “the language of gaming” (C and C++), as well as artificial intelligence, 3D graphics and much more.

The added advantage of this program is that students will also be taught by George Brown’s School of Design faculty throughout the program, working closely with design students to create games, explore all aspects of the game industry and learn to work in teams, just as they will in industry.

What You’ll Learn

  • Analyze the differences in game genres in order to develop games that meet the needs of specific markets.
  • Analyze the history of video games to compare various approaches to game development.
  • Support the development of games by identifying and relating concepts from a range of industry roles – programming, design and art.
  • Contribute as an individual and a member of a game development team to the effective completion of a game development project.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the games industry.
  • Perform all work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations, legislation, industry standards and codes of ethics.

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Student Reviews (6)

George Brown

Waste of your money!

Anonymous

Toronto • October 14, 2021

Graduated From

Dental Hygiene Program

Overall:

1 out of 5

Instructors:

1 stars

Curriculum:

1 stars

Job Assistance:

1 stars

This school is such a joke..they don't even deserve a one star. The instructors don't know how to teach and each one teaches us different things..when it should be consistent. I got a zero for getting different instruction from one instructor and then ...

This school is such a joke..they don't even deserve a one star. The instructors don't know how to teach and each one teaches us different things..when it should be consistent. I got a zero for getting different instruction from one instructor and then being told another thing and getting penalized for it. Also, the tuition should NOT be this ridiculously high..18k for getting treated like trash by the professors. They expected us to know how to take xrays on the first day and then makes us feel bad for not knowing when it's literally the first time ever practicing..It's so unnecessary for screaming at the students..i'm just disgusted by the behaviour of the staff in this program..

George Brown

Film production

Marco Sabatino

Toronto • January 25, 2021

Graduated From

Video Design & Production Program

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

3 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars

Great program. I applied 4 years after graduating from a graphic design program. Application process was straightforward and asked for short video answering what my favourite movie was and why but I think they recently added a video submission, so get ...

Great program. I applied 4 years after graduating from a graphic design program. Application process was straightforward and asked for short video answering what my favourite movie was and why but I think they recently added a video submission, so get your reel together. Since graduating I've worked on sets in Toronto and done freelance ad content for a few different agencies.

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