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O que eu aprenderei?

This program offers a well-balanced education in every aspect of the game development process, with a focus towards training artists for the game industry. There is an enormous difference between playing games and creating them, and this program is designed to teach you how to convert your love of gameplay and artistry into a lucrative career. The experience and knowledge gained in the Game-Art program at Durham College have given graduates the edge in landing careers in industry-leading game studios.

This program was developed with input from veterans in the digital entertainment industry and continues to garner enthusiastic support from studios and professional artists across the country. Our industry trained professors are ready to share their knowledge and experience with you. The focus of this hands-on program is to develop and hone your skills as a digital artist through project-based learning and instruction.

You will explore environment and level design, employing modelling, surfacing, lighting techniques and special effects in industry leading real-time engines. All of your work will be supported by a strong foundation in animation for games, technical art, and concept art.

You will gain a solid base in the skills needed to explore new technology and software with confidence including courses in:

  • Preproduction design
  • Traditional drawing and digital illustration
  • Game asset creation employing industry current techniques
  • Demo reel production and online portfolio development

Industry context is also strongly emphasized though the use of production pipelines and studio simulation. As a graduate, you will enter the industry with strong technical and creative ability, a realistic understanding of the world of game production and a keen sense of professionalism.

Career Options
WHAT YOU COULD BE:

  • 3D modeller
  • Environment artist
  • Game developer
  • Level designer
  • Surfacing artist
  • Animator for games
  • Technical artist
  • Concept artist
  • Preproduction artist
  • 3D generalist
  • Quality assurance technician

WHERE YOU COULD WORK:

  • Game studios
  • Animation studios
  • Digital production companies
  • Architectural previsualization
  • Training and simulation employing real-time engines

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Media, Art and Design (MAD)

Opções de estudo

Período integral (6 semestres)

Valores
CAD$17.421,00 (R$ 71.667) por ano
Compulsory Ancillary: CAN $1,812
Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021

Localização

Durham College

Oshawa campus,

2000 Simcoe Street North,

OSHAWA,

Ontario (ON),

L1G 0C5, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Students must have the equivalent of an:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 mathematics (C, M or U)
  • Portfolio of work

RECOMMENDED

  • Senior-level visual arts credits

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • In addition to the academic requirements, admission to this program requires the submission of a personal profile and a portfolio of artwork.

English language requirements:

  • Academic IELTS: 6.0, no band score less than 5.5
  • IBT TOEFL: 80, with minimum section scores of 20
  • PTE Academic: 53 minimum overall, no section below 49 L,W,S,R
  • CAEL: Overall scores of 60 with no section below 60
  • DET 105

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