Game Art and Animation, Postgraduate Certificate | Seneca College | North York, Canada
8 months
25101 CAD/year
10079 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Game Art and Animation program at Seneca College is designed to turn talented artists into AAA game asset modellers. This unique program will have you creating and animating environments, characters and other assets within a 3D environment.

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Through the Game Art and Animation program at Seneca College  you will learn modelling, lighting, texturing, animation, scene staging, art direction and production management. Your learning will be further advanced by using industry-relevant techniques taught by professors with years of industry experience. With high-end computer hardware and software, you will learn to use tools used to develop game art and incorporate it into real-time environments.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Modelling
  • Animation
  • Texturing
  • Design  

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Modeller
  • Texture artist
  • Prop artist
  • Lighting artist
  • Animator
  • Level builder
  • Level designer

You may also decide to pursue a role in production management as you will learn how a production pipeline works within AAA game studios.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Sculpting
  • Surfacing
  • Look Development
  • Animation
  • Level and Environment Design and Modeling
  • Game Engine Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Seneca offers admission to students up to the first day of classes. However, applications will not be accepted once a program becomes full. Therefore, it is recommended that you apply soon.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree or college diploma or equivalent in fine art, 2D/3D animation, photography, film/video, architecture or graphic design.Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary or related work experience may be considered for admission. A relevant resumé and references must be provided.
  • Art portfolio
  • English proficiency for graduate certificates 

    Your portfolio should include at least 10 original examples of two or more of the following mediums:

    • digital art (drawing, painting, illustration)
    • traditional art (drawing, painting, illustration)
    • 3D art that can include modeling, texturing, rigging, animation, lighting, compositing
    • game design process (character and/or level design, playable demos)
    • concept art for characters and/or environments
    • video compositing and/or motion graphics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25101 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25101 CAD per year during 8 months.
  • National

    10079 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10079 CAD per year during 8 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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