Industry overview

Learn game programming with industry pros

The video game industry is booming, and there's never been a better time to learn programming.

Whether you're looking for a new career or updating your skills to increase hiring potential, CG Spectrum's intensive online programming courses help you fast-track your way into the industry.

Why study programming at CG Spectrum:

  • Mentorship from world-class programmers
  • Supportive online community & industry insights
  • 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 4 students)
  • Flexible schedules & 100% online. Learn from anywhere!
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CG Spectrum graduates can be found working at game studios all over the world

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Learn game programming from the best

At CG Spectrum, you'll get a more personalized education with mentorship from an expert game programmer. Graduate with the skills and confidence to pursue your dream career. See how our courses work in the video below.

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Flexible Scheduling

Plan studies around your work and family commitments

Industry Mentors

Learn from experts who have worked on best-selling games

Job-Ready Skills

Build practical and relevant job skills studios are hiring for

Payment Plans

Pursue your passion and start working sooner

Specialized game programming courses

Get more out of your education! Get access to an industry-approved curriculum, live weekly sessions with your mentor, personalized feedback on your work, plus support, industry insights, and networking through our amazing online community. 

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INTRODUCTION TO GAME PROGRAMMING

Ideal game programming course for beginners with little or no coding knowledge! You'll learn programming fundamentals using the C++ programming language and start building your first game.

  • Understand important game programming concepts used in development
  • Master the basic syntax of the C++ programming language
  • Build a simple C++ game from scratch

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In just 3 months, you'll be feeling more confident with  C++ programming techniques, and ready to start bringing your own game ideas to life. A great introduction course to see what it takes to become a game programmer!

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GAME PROGRAMMING DIPLOMA

Learn to program games with the world’s most powerful 3D game engine, Unreal Engine 4. This online game programming course covers more advanced UE4 techniques with a focus on career development to get you job-ready.

  • Create levels with materials, terrain, and gameplay elements
  • Explore Unreal animation and cinematics
  • Build a playable game with an interactive character

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Build the skills studios are hiring for, including the more advanced uses of UE4 such as character animations, particle effects, serialization, loading, and streaming levels. Once you've built a fully playable game for your portfolio, you'll receive additional 1-on-1 career support from our Career Development Manager to prepare you for work in a game studio.

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Mentors

Learn from the best in the business

Learn from passionate industry veterans with years of real-world experience at major studios on AAA and best-selling video games.