FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS GAMPF-AD Game Development - Programming

Admission Requirements

Your Academic History
If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit My Education for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.

DOCUMENT SUBMISSION METHODS

Upload Through Your Future Student Account (preferred method)

  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time.
  • Go to www.rrc.ca/apply and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.

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E-mail: register@rrc.ca

Fax: 204-697-0584

Internationally Educated Applicants - visit www.rrc.ca/credentials for credential assessment information.

Submission of required documentation indicating proof of completion of admission requirements is due within 30 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements.
This is a special selection program.  Your portfolio will be evaluated and assigned a score that reflects your potential for success in the program. If your portfolio score does not fall within the acceptable range, your application will be cancelled.

Offers of admittance will be made to qualified applicants based on portfolio scores in descending order until all available seats are filled. This means not all applicants whose portfolios scores fall within acceptable range and who attended the mandatory information session will be offered a seat.

Applicants not offered a seat may reapply for a future intake by submitting a new application, application fee, and new portfolio based on the portfolio specifications for that application year.

Admission priority for this program is:
  1. Red River College students currently enrolled in the Business Information Technology, Business Technology Management, or Data Science and Machine Learning program.
  2. Manitoba residents who are Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants
  3. All others
Annual application deadline: April 30

Regular Admission Requirements
  1. Post-Secondary Computer Programming 
    • Submit proof of:
      • Completion of or enrolment in 30 credit hours of post-secondary computer programming courses (eg. courses in Computer Science, Business Information Technology)
        or
      • Graduation from a post-secondary computer programming program
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter.
    • Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date.
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so. See English Language Requirements (ELRs) for more information.
      and
    • English Language Requirements (ELRs)
      • Answer this question to determine if you meet this program’s ELRs:
        Have I successfully completed 3 years of full-time high school (secondary) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction?
        • If YES, you meet English language requirements.  Apply and then submit your transcripts* for review
          or
          • If NO, submit proof of meeting an ELRs option.  If you choose the English language assessment option, review this program's approved assessments and required levels.
            or 
            • If you completed all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country in English but you did not graduate high school, submit your transcripts* for review. 
            • * If your transcripts are from the USA or an ELR exempt country, we will assess an International Credentials Assessment Fee to be paid before your transcripts will be reviewed.
              and
          • Portfolio
            • Submit a portfolio of three to five examples of your strongest artwork in digital format, such as:
              • Code-snippets
              • Specific project credits
              • Full projects
            • The portfolio should showcase your proficiency and technical ability, as well as your creativity. 
            • Ideally, portfolios should showcase an intermediate-or-better foundation in traditional game programming or a strong proficiency in computer programming.
              • This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date.
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