36 months
16414 CAD/year
3705 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Game Programming program from Humber College is project-driven and focuses on programming and designing game engines for the purpose of game development, from indie to AAA. 

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At the Game Programming program from Humber College you will work with peers in the Animation-3D Advanced Diploma and the Bachelor of Music degree during game jams, external projects, and/or semester long in-class projects as you build the vital collaboration skills needed by the games industry.

You will graduate with a significant mid-program project and capstone project to demonstrate your coding talents using game engines (such as Unity or Unreal) and also your ability to create your own C++ game engine. With a high degree of game engine expertise, familiarity with 3D modelling, scripting, and technical direction, you will have the tools you need to compete and succeed in the rapidly expanding field of game development.

Your Career

Game development is a growing $4.5 billion-a-year industry in Canada with approximately 692 active studios (according to the 2019 Economic Impact Report from the Entertainment Software Association of Canada). In 2019, women made up roughly 19% of the direct workforce in the industry and, overall, the average salary for a full-time employee was approximately $75,900. Career opportunities for new graduates include junior game programmer, Unity/Unreal developer, QA tester, and virtual/augmented reality developer.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Game Concepts
  • Game Programming
  • Game Physics 
  • Game Mathematics 
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Technical Reading and Writing Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
  • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16414 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16414 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    3705 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3705 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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