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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Game Design

Join the next generation of computer game designers.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4U)

plus

  • Grade 12 Math (U)
  • One senior-level Visual Arts credit at the M or Open level
  • Three other Grade 12 subjects at the U or M level
  • Minimum 65% overall average

or

  • Two semesters of postsecondary education including required courses with minimum 65% overall average

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the assessment of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses) and the results of a portfolio assessment. A portfolio fee is required with submission.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

Ministry Consent

Sheridan has been granted a consent by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to offer this applied degree for a seven-year term starting April 24, 2012. Sheridan will ensure that all students admitted to the Honours Bachelor of Game Design program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame. Credentials earned during the period of consent remain valid, even if Ministry consent to offer the program is withdrawn in the future. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).