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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Game Design

Join the next generation of computer game designers.

Sheridan now offers a four-year game design bachelor’s degree program, the only one of its kind in Canada.

A program incorporating material from multiple disciplines

To complement core game design courses you'll study:

  • Game design and mechanics
  • Game narrative and audio
  • 2D and 3D art and animation
  • Programming and technology
  • Game programming
  • Level design
  • The game industry
  • Development and project management

Professors with industry experience

As a world-renowned leader in digital media and animation, Sheridan's uniquely positioned to educate the next generation of computer game designers. Our professors' expertise, technology savvy, and industry experience and contacts offer students an unmatched foundation for game design careers.

Real-world experience

Game Design courses focus on providing applied, real-world skill development. Assignments and class work focus on case studies, simulations and lab projects. Students will also complete a Co-op Work Term within the industry. The final semesters in the program are project-based, in which students work in teams to develop a game.

Program Offerings

  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Full-Time
    • 4 yrs (8 semesters)
    • PBGDS