To be introduced effective September 1, 2014.
The Diploma in Game Development is designed to provide students with
Computer Science or Software Engineering backgrounds the opportunity to
acquire the specific skills and experience necessary to begin a career
in the computer gaming industry.
Students will be required to
have completed a Bachelorís Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science
or in Software Engineering from an accredited university.
will be limited, competitive, and determined on a case-by-case basis.
Students in the program will be required to maintain a minimum average
of 70% in all courses in the Diploma in Game Development program, with
no single mark below 60%. All students will be admitted to the Diploma
in Game Development according to the policies and guidelines for
admission to the University. Non-Western students must first apply
through the Welcome to Western website:
http://welcome.uwo.ca/preview/admissions/parttime.html. In addition,
prospective students must complete the application form for the Diploma
in Game Development provided by Western Continuing Studies. Students who
are currently enrolled at Western are required to complete only the
Western Continuing Studies application form. Visit our website at
www.uwo.ca/cstudies for full program information.
Application deadline: March 1 to be considered for admission for the Fall Term.
A Bachelorís Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering from a recognized, accredited university is required.
of credit for non-Western courses will be determined by the Department
of Computer Science and will not be granted for more than 50% (or 2.5)
courses. Similarly, a maximum of 2.5 courses already taken as part of an
undergraduate degree (Computer Science or Engineering) at Western may
count towards the fulfillment of the Diploma program requirements.
must have all prerequisites for the courses and may be required to take
additional courses at the discretion of the Department of Computer
Note: Not all courses may be offered in every calendar year.
3.0 courses: CS3346A/B, 3388A/B, 4474A/B, 4480Y, 4482A/B and 4483A/B
1.5 courses from: CS3101A/B, 3357A/B, 3374A/B, 3377A/B, 4402A/B, 4442A/B, 4457A/B, 4487A/B, 4488A/B
from: 2100 level or higher in Applied Mathematics, Calculus,
Differential Equations, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Statistical
Sciences; or 2200 level or higher in Visual Arts or in Writing.