Go from playing games to creating them.

Turn your passion into a career in one of Canada’s most vibrant industries

SCHOOL OF ANIMATION ART AND DESIGN

Sheridan is renowned for its creative and innovative approach to education—and our gaming programs are no exception.

Featuring the latest technology, expert instruction by current industry professionals and practical, applied learning, you’ll be prepared for success in the rapidly growing gaming industry.

  • DURATION

    4 years

  • DESIGNATION

    Bachelor's Degree

  • START DATE(S)

    September, January

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In this degree program, you’ll start creating games for a variety of audiences right from day 1—and graduate as an expert game designer.

Students working on a game level in 3d program

Bachelor of Game Design

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Master the programming skills for making games, and gain hands-on experience working with Game Level Design students on real projects.

  • DURATION

    1 year

  • DESIGNATION

    Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • START DATE(S)

    September

students analyzing gaming code

Game Development
— Advanced Programming

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Game — Level Design

Specializing in game level design, you’ll collaborate with our Game Development—Advanced Programming students to make competitive games.

  • DURATION

    1 year

  • DESIGNATION

    Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • START DATE(S)

    September

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Student Work & Environment

Student rendering of a alien
3d model of a city scape
artistic rendering of a cyborg
Students designing interface
artist rendering
student playing game made in class

$3 billion contributed to Canada’s GDP annually [1] 

19 million Canadians are gamers [2] 

Canada is the largest producer of video games in the world per capita [3] 

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still of game developed in
character development

“Sheridan College provided me with the fundamental skills required to break into the game industry. The course helped to turn my dream into a passion.”

Ian Carson

Game Development - Advanced Programming, 2013
UX Developer, Biz-Zone Internet Group Inc.

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