Note: Portfolio will only be kept by the Admissions Department for one year
NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.
Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.
First-year international students pay a $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay a $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.
|Tuition and Other Fees||1st Year||2nd Year|
|Lab Fee||$ 1,500||$ 1,500|
|Student Union||$ 168||$ 168|
|Health Insurance Fee||$ 420||$ 420|
|Fitness Centre Fee||$ 80||$ 80|
|Grad Fee||$ 100|
|Total||$ 6,328||$ 6,634|
|1st installment due upon first day of class||$ 3,598||$ 3,448|
|2nd installment due January 6||$ 2,730||$ 3,186|
|Other Program Costs||First Year||Second Year|
|Books||$ 150||$ –|
|Materials/Supplies||$ 100||$ 100|
|Total||$ 250||$ 100|
Graduates from this program may find employment with:
If you’re creative but not ready to take this program, you may want to consider the Fundamental Arts program, which helps students build the knowledge and skills necessary for post-secondary studies in the Graphic Design and Video Game Art and Animation programs. Build your portfolio and your confidence in this one year certificate program.
Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.
This art-based diploma program begins with the basics of art production for video games. Traditional drawing skills are taught alongside the latest software techniques.
You will examine the history of the industry and look behind the scenes to see what goes into video game development. You will develop the core skills needed to generate artwork using Adobe™ and Autodesk™ products, and the technical aspects needed to integrate your work into the production pipeline.
The curriculum is designed to be flexible so that the program can be adjusted to suit trends in the video game industry.
This program is located in the Charlottetown Centre. Click here to take a virtual tour.
This is a U.S. Federal Aid approved program.
Do not include copies of other people’s art work such as comic, game or film characters.
View a detailed list of courses for this program.
The one-year Fundamental Arts program provides you with the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills as an artist through courses in art history, drawing, design, animation, digital photography and more. Emphasis is placed on learning the basics of effective design and enhancing your drawing skills which will help you to develop your portfolio and prepare for a future career visual arts.