Video Game Design and Development

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES605
Hours: 500
Fees: $1995.00 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2. How long does it take to complete a program?
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.  Upon registering, you are given twelve (12) months to complete this program.

3. What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

4. Do I have to buy additional materials?
No

5.    Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid.  In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.  Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

6. What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

7. Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

8. Who will be my instructor?
Each student is given access to a support team of game development experts and teachers. You can interact with instructors using the discussion boards found within the courses and can send private site messages and emails as well.

9. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time.

10. Can I use a Mac?
No, you must access this program with a PC or IBM-compatible computer.

11. How can I get more information about the program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at 1-855-520-6806. We will answer your questions promptly.

12. When can I start the program?
Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

13. How many hours per week should I spend studying?
As a general rule, we suggest allocating an average of 10 - 20 hours per week. However, this will vary from individual to individual. If you’re just getting started and have little to no experience, certainly try to put in as much time as you can and try to maintain a consistent schedule. Ultimately each student will find a pace that is comfortable for them.

14. What platforms will we study?
Most modules in this program are designed for PC development on the Windows platform. However, the techniques that you learn in our program can often be non-platform specific. In cases that are platform-specific, source code can often be ported to other computer development platforms (such as Macintosh and Linux) with varying degrees of effort. Consoles, such as Xbox One and PS4 utilize closed-development libraries, and they’re not compatible with this program. However, most of the general game-engine development techniques you’ll learn are certainly compatible with all major consoles, regardless of the differences between APIs.

15. Where can I get the latest version of the software? Is it free?
All of the software used in this program is free. You can download the latest versions online using the links provided with the courses. 

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