Information Technology: Game Development

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
MiramichiSeptember 2023 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

Do you have hours of video gaming under your belt? Now is the time to level up to your dream career. Game Developers use their computer programming knowledge and creative minds to make interactive games. You'll learn skills in sophisticated technology to design, script and develop games for computers, game consoles and mobile devices. You'll also take advantage of a simulation environment to test your creations while learning about professional industry standards. Modern gaming is a social and intellectual tool used by people of all ages.


Duration

The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma
    • Foundations of Mathematics 110
      or
      Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112

      NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies
      International Student Admission Equivalencies


      Career Possibilities

      Game Development graduates may find employment in the software production industry as game programmers, game developers, game level designers, interactive media developers, programmers, game designers and web/game programmers. While many graduates work for a company for awhile, a few become entrepreneurs.

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      Specific Considerations

      Technology Requirements
      NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.


      Program Courses

      Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.


      NOC Codes

      2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers


      Articulation Agreements

      Institution: University of New Brunswick Saint John - Faculty of Business
      Articulation Period:
      Information: Bachelor of Applied Management Degree
      NBCC graduates of any 2 year diploma program with a GPA of 70% or greater receive 2 years full credit toward this degree and will be eligible to enter year 3 of the 4 year Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) program.


       


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