About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma & Bachelor's Degree
Campus:Welland Campus & Brock University
Length:4 Years

Program Highlights

  • Unique dual-credential program that leads to a four-year Bachelor of Arts-Game Design degree from Brock University and a three-year Advanced Diploma in Game Development from Niagara College in four years.
  • Hundreds of hours of hands-on, applied learning in state-of-the-art computer labs with dual full HD monitors.
  • Practical individual and collaborative game development experience, including team projects where students conceive, design, develop and showcase original game titles.
  • Explore the creative and cultural context of games; gaming history; platforms; and design and production paradigms as well as game design, art creation techniques and game creation and production.
  • Attend Brock and NC concurrently while collaborating with NC Bachelor of Science-Game Programming students as part of development teams that conceive, design, plan and develop gaming projects to strengthen programming skills and expertise.

Career Opportunities

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Concept art and design
  • Environment and character modelling
  • Game level layout and design
  • Game software production and development
  • Game world and content design
  • Game graphics development
  • Graphical user interface design
  • Lighting design


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Where are classes held?

On some days classes will be held at Brock University, while on other days they will be held at Niagara College. Bus services are available between the two schools. Students receive a bus pass which grants unlimited ridership on all Welland, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines transit system regular routes for one fare (prepaid as part of tuition).

Students will have access to student services and athletic facilities, etc. at both Brock University and Niagara College.

Admissions and Availability

How to Apply

This program begins in the Fall term.

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Freedom of Information

Students and potential students are advised that as a joint program, all student information including demographics, academics, and any other information at the student level required for successful delivery of the program will be shared between institutions.


Future Study Options


We offer a range of future study options for NC graduates. Visit vnmanga.info/pathways for details.

Transfer Credits

For information about transfer credits, exemptions and prior learning recognition visit vnmanga.info/transfercredit.