Video Game Development
Channel your creative side through a developing program with industry-leading instructors.
About The Program
The Video Game Development diploma program offers the chance to build a gaming portfolio; students will also participate in a 16-week internship for hands-on experience.
As a Video Game Development graduate, you will qualify for positions such as Quality Assurance/Game Testers, 2D/3D Game Programmers, Mobile Game Programmers, Game AI Programmers, and Level Designers.
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*Employment Rate based on 2019 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field.
NOC Code: 2174 - **Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar, and based on New Brunswick data. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in July, 2021.
Are you interested in working for an indie gaming outlet or triple A (AAA) gaming studio? The Video Game Development diploma program at Eastern College is designed to teach you the skills you need to be successful in a variety of video game development roles.
In this program, you’ll focus on programming, scripting, game level planning and sound design, and publish your own games, from prototype to release. Develop games using Unity, Unreal, C++, C#, Java, Swift and more! You’ll also learn how to implement artificial intelligence (AI) into your own 2D and 3D games.
Graduate with a portfolio of games and projects that you can be proud to present to potential employers.
A four-month field placement is included to provide you with industry experience. Students in this program receive a 16-inch MacBook Pro, iPad with Apple Pencil and access to Adobe Creative Cloud.
This program was developed with industry professionals and is regularly updated to reflect current industry trends.
Course Listings: New Brunswick
Career Planning & Preparation - Level I
Career Planning & Preparation - Level II
Field Placement - Video Game Development
Software Lab - Computer Fundamentals
Student Success Strategies
AI & Data Structures for Games
Asset Creation for Video Games
Business & Organization for the Video Game Industry
Digital Media & Portfolios
Game Engines I 2D
Game Engines I 3D
Game Engines I Project
Game Engines II 2D
Game Engines II 3D
Game Engines II Project
Graphics Programming for Video Games
Introduction to Programming for Video Games
Math & Physics Fundamentals for Games
Mobile Video Games I
Mobile Video Games II
Porting & Refactoring Games
Prototyping Video Games
Video Game Design
- High school graduation or equivalent. For those without high school completion, please refer to the Program Overview at the top of this page or speak to your Education Consultant.
- A passing grade on a two-part entrance exam.
“I had challenges that come with returning to the classroom as a mature learner. These folks are very patient and will better than match your efforts to finish successfully. Thanks, Eastern teachers and staff.”