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Game Development - Programming Entrance Portfolio Instructions

Competitive Entry

Applicants must submit an entrance portfolio of programming work that demonstrates their coding abilities and technical proficiencies. The context for all the submitted projects should be provided in the form of descriptive write-ups and source code documentation. Along with your portfolio, you should also submit a resume and cover letter detailing your education and coding experience. This portfolio is graded and the applicants achieving the highest grades on the portfolio are granted entrance into the program.

Before you begin working on your portfolio

Make sure that you have submitted your application for the Game Development – Programming program and paid your application fee. Apply online at rrc.ca

Portfolio specifications

1. Three to five examples of your strongest programming work in digital format, such as:

  • Code-snippets (show us your code)
  • Code-documentation and explanation
  • Project attribution and credits
2. A resumé and cover letter stating your educational background, work experience, training, and any computer software and/or programming experience that you have had. You can also list hobbies and interests, and volunteer work. No references are needed.

What we are looking for

Your portfolio should showcase your proficiency and technical coding abilities as well as your creativity and attention to detail. Show us your code and explain your code in written form (PDF or hosted on GitHub preferred). Additionally creating short video explanations of your coding projects can be an effective way to explain your coding projects (YouTube). Ideally, the projects you submit should be game-related and showcase an intermediate-or-better foundation in computer programming. 

Portfolio Submission

About a month before the deadline, applicants will receive portfolio submission instructions. Portfolios must be submitted by 11:59 PM, the last day of May. Portfolios will not be accepted after this deadline, so make sure to submit early.

Hearing back from us

In June, after all portfolios have been assessed, you will be contacted by RRC Polytech Enrolment Services letting you know if your portfolio score falls within acceptable range. If so, you will be invited to attend an informational session in where we will provide more information about the program.

If you have any questions regarding the portfolio specifications, please contact Tom Lepp at tlepp@rrc.ca 

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