• Two-year advanced diploma
  • Work Integrated Learning experience
  • September entry date
  • Manitou a bi Bii daziigae, Exchange District Campus, Winnipeg
  • Annual application deadline: April 30
  • Competitive Admission program

Game Development is focused on providing graduates with the skill sets needed to pursue careers in video game development.  A foundational pillar of this program is to solve creative and technical challenges in a collaborative team-based environment, allowing students to build a relevant portfolio of work showcasing their skills. To learn about games, we make games!

Work Integrated Learning
Students will participate in a 12 week Work Integrated Learning term in their field of study. Co-operative education integrates classroom theory with related on-the-job-training by alternating terms of academic study and employment. It allows the student to gain valuable industry experience, make industry contacts, and attain a competitive advantage for job search upon graduation. The student will also gain practical knowledge about the workplace environment, including expectations, behaviours and ethics required to be successful.

For information on the program contact Tom Lepp at tlepp@rrc.ca

Graduate Profile

The Game Development advanced diploma graduate will learn to:

1. Create, edit and present game productions as part of a team while cultivating respectful and productive working relationships

2. Research, interpret and apply information to enhance project outcomes

3. Tell stories and create game projects

4. Create and edit game-ready assets

5. Create documents to meet game development objectives

6. Think critically, self-manage and learn independently

7. Manage projects by interacting with stakeholders while respecting timelines, workflow and production schedules

8. Demonstrate industry-ready skills in the chosen specialization streams of Game Art or Game Programming

9. Showcase abilities through professional portfolios, presentations, projects and work experience

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