Interdisciplinary Studies

Computer Game Development

The Arts and Science of Computer Games

Explore the power of computer games to inform, educate, and entertain.


What is the Computer Game Development Certificate?

The Certificate in Computer Game Development is a joint certificate between the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science and is open to the entire University community. The certificate is intended to complement discipline-specific studies with courses that give opportunities to work in multidisciplinary teams, build complete small and medium-scale games, and interact with industry.

About the Program

The certificate is available to the entire undergraduate University community. This means as long as you are enrolled in a bachelor degree program at the University of Alberta and you fulfill the requirements for this certificate, you will receive the certificate in addition to your bachelor’s degree upon graduation. There are no prerequisites to pursue the certificate, although individual courses may have departmental prerequisites. Students are not guaranteed space in any specific course.