Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Graphic Design in Canada

  • Course Name: Diploma in Graphic Design(Graphic Design)
  • Major Subject: Graphic Design
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Graphic Design

  • ABM College ABM College, Alberta  
    Course Name: Graphic Design Diploma

    Course Duration:
    53 Weeks
    49 In-Class
    4 Practicum

    Mode of Learning:

    Minimum Course Entry Requirements:
    1. Standard Admission
    Students must meet ONE of these criteria*:
    Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum score of 65% in English 30-1 on verified transcript
    General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), plus successful interview with ABM College Administration, and if student’s first language is not English, Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 with SLE Language Evaluation Test

    2. Mature Admission
    Students must meet ALL of these criteria*:
    1. At least 18 years of age prior to admission
    2. Score of 20 or higher on Entrance Exam (Scholastic Wonderlic)
    3. Successful interview with ABM College Administration
    4. If student’s first language is not English, Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 with SLE Language Evaluation Test

    Course Content/Outline:
    1. Fundamentals of Graphic Design
    2. Fundamentals of Composition and Layout
    3. Shape and Colour Theory
    4. Fundamentals of Typography
    5. Drawing
    6. Photography
    7. Adobe Photoshop 1
    8. Adobe Photoshop 11
    9. Adobe Illustrator
    10. Adobe InDesign
    11. Digital Darkroom
    12. Integrating Business and Graphic Design
    13. Portfolio Design
    14. Practicum
    15. Optional — Resume Writing & Professional Skills

    Career Opportunities:
    - Multimedia Designer
    - Illustrator / Animator
    - Graphic Designer
    - Visual Marketing Assistant
    - Production / Layout Artist
    - Art Director
  • Holland College Holland College, Charlottetown  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
    -Grade 12 English, minimum 60%
    -Submission of a portfolio. Click here for portfolio requirements. Your portfolio will be a significant factor in gaining admission to the program
    -Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.

    Course duration: 2 years
  • Academy of Learning Academy of Learning, Richmond Hill  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status.
    -Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions.

    Course duration: 50 weeks
  • St Lawrence College St Lawrence College, Kingston  
    Duration: 3 Years

    Delivery Type: Full-Time
  • Institute of Technology Development of Canada Institute of Technology Development of Canada, Vancouver  
    Duration: 48 weeks
  • Canada International Royal Arts (CIRA) College Canada International Royal Arts (CIRA) College, Vancouver  
  • Vancouver Community College (VCC) Vancouver Community College (VCC), Vancouver  
  • LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV) LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV), Vancouver  

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