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postgraduate

Degree

Graduate Certificate - Game Art & Animation

Course code: #GAA

postgraduate

Degree

Graduate Certificate - Game Art & Animation

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $25,238 CAD

  • Application fee

    $90 CAD

  • Duration

    8 months

  • PGWP

    8 months

  • Min GPA

    55 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Winter-January 31-December-2023 2023-12-31
Fall-September 31-August-2023 2023-08-31

Overview

Graduate Certificate - Game Art & Animation

This eight-month graduate certificate program is designed to turn talented artists into AAA game asset modellers. 

This unique program at Seneca College will have you creating and animating environments, characters and other assets within a 3D environment.

Through this program, 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.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Modelling
  • Animation
  • Texturing
  • Design

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$33,888

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,144
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,650
Tuition 1 person $25,238

Hourly wage

Min wage

16.55 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Photo and signature pages of your passport.
  • Your academic record in your native language and official/certified English translation.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Resumé
  • References
  • Art Portfolio

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
22
listening
22
writing
22
speaking
22
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo: Minimum score 125 to 130

As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program. 

There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.

If you apply to a professional program and you do not meet Seneca’s English requirements, you may receive an Offer of Admission to your program that is conditional upon completion of the English Language Institute.

The college will use your English test score to place you at the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.

ELI LevelDuolingoTOEICIELTS AcademicTOEFL iBTCambridgeEIKEN GradePTE Academic
Level 110 - 2510 - 2252.0 (all bands 2.0)0 - 12<1424 - 5 (419)10 - 20
Level 230 - 40230 - 2952.5 (all bands 2.5)13 - 19<1423 (1456)21 - 25
Level 345 - 50300 - 3953.0 (all bands 3.0)20 - 29 (S/W 8)<142Pre-2 (1728)26 - 30
Level 455 - 60400 - 4953.5 (all bands 3.5)30 - 39 (S/W 10)<142Pre-2 (1854)31 - 35
Level 565 - 70500 - 5704.0 (all bands 4.0)40 - 49 (S/W 12)142 - 1462 (1980)36 - 40
Level 675 - 80575 - 6454.5 (all bands 4.5)50 - 59 (S/W 14)147 - 1532 (2141)41 - 45
Level 785 - 90650 - 7205.0 (all bands 5.0)60 - 69 (S/W 16)154 - 161Pre-1 (2304)46 - 50
Level 895 - 100725 and above5.5 (all bands 5.5)70 - 79 (S/W 18)162 - 168Pre-1 (2467)51 - 57
Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.

 

Fee itemsFees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)
Tuition$3,269.25$6,538.50

After finishing Level 8, You will receive a Certificate of Standing from the ELI and you will be automatically registered in your program at Seneca. You will not have to take another English test.


Academic background and requirement

  • 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, references, and Art Portfolio must be provided.

China

Academic Requirements

  • Successful completion of postsecondary degree or diploma

Supporting Documents

  • Degree or diploma (depending on program requirement)
  • University/college transcripts

India

Academic Requirements

  • Second class /division degree result with a minimum overall average of 55%
  • No more than 4 backlogs

Supporting Documents

  • A bachelor’s degree from a university or college. This may include the official degree certificate or a provisional degree, or an official letter of graduation stating that you have successfully completed the degree
  • Official transcript. This must include a yearly or semester-based mark sheet. If it is a consolidated transcript, a backlog summary must be included

Iran

Academic Requirements

  • Successful completion of postsecondary degree or diploma with minimum grades of 60% (12 out of 20)

Supporting Documents

  • Degree or diploma (depending on program requirement)
  • University/college transcripts

Career opportunities

  • Modeller
  • Texture Artist
  • Prop Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Animator
  • Level Builder
  • Level Designer

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