Why Game Development?

Video games matter, and Christians are looking to have a bolder voice in the video game world.

Why Game Development?

Video games matter, and Christians are looking to have a bolder voice in the video game world.

Video games can be creative, informing, and moving. By creating a program to train students from a faith-based perspective, we are preparing them to do excellent work in the games industry, to be life-long learners and team players and, above all, to inspire change.

Imagine if there was a game development program that would do all that plus give you what you need to thrive in a very competitive games industry.

Introducing Trinity Western’s revolutionary new Game Development Program - a highly immersive program that will equip you with:

  • a BA in Game Development
  • marketable skills to succeed in a cut-throat industry
  • a professional portfolio
  • a good idea of a specialization, which you can use for further education or to get that dream job
  • a well-rounded liberal arts education designed to make you a very valuable employee across fields


Bachelor of Arts (BA)

What We Offer

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The choice of four study streams or specializations (please see below)

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Hands-on experience through three, team-based game development projects

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Small class sizes and high-calibre, supportive, faith-based learning

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A Bachelor of Arts degree in game development

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An industry-ready portfolio of work upon graduation



Which Study Stream is Right for You?

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Careers by Study Stream
 Game Design

Game Designer
Writer/Narrative Designer
Systems Designer
Level Designer

 Game Art

Concept Artist
UI/UX Designer
Technical Artist
Environment Artist

 Music & Sound Design

Sound/Audio Designer
Sound/Audio Manager

 Software Development

Gameplay Programmer
Game Developers
Frontend/Backend Web Developer
Software Engineer

 All Streams

Project Manager
QA (Quality Assurance) Manager

Important Dates

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Financial Aid

Investing in your future may require some help along the way. We offer merit and need-based awards to help offset the cost of tuition. Planning early is key and we are here to help get you started.

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Admission Requirements

The admissions process at TWU is designed to be simple and convenient. Once we receive your application and transcripts, you will be contacted by your admissions counsellor within two weeks on your admittance.

Faculty Profiles

Kevin Schut, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of the Arts, Media + Culture; Professor of Media + Communication