Course code: #0049
The Graphic Design advanced diploma program has an exceptional reputation for graduating talented designers and is recognized as one of the top design programs in the province.
Many students win regional, national, and international awards for their design work, including RGD (Association of Registered Graphic Designers), ADCC (Advertising and Design Club of Canada), Applied Arts, Print, HOW, and many others.
In this program, you will access up-to-date technologies, including software, hardware, photography studio, and printing facilities.
The program has limited enrolment and small class sizes to ensure students' access to award-winning faculty with professional experience in graphic design, packaging, photography and illustration.
You will engage in a collaborative environment with dynamic studio projects for both in-class and live clients.
The program also offers educational and socially engaging guest speakers and multiple opportunities for collaboration with other students and outside organizations.
The program supports student membership in the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and provides access to the Design Thinkers Conference.
The program employs a project-based learning approach that addresses design, digital content creation, communication, interpersonal, mechanical, technical and enhanced employability skills.
You will participate in field placements in the third year to reinforce professional industry standards.
Conestoga's graphic design students are prepared to assume junior-level design positions and responsibilities in the graphic design studios, advertising agencies, in-house communication departments, and technology-based companies.
As a graduate, you will use knowledge of design thinking, research, process, and practical design skills to plan and create purposeful visual communications in collaboration with colleagues, supervisors, art or creative directors, project managers, and clients.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,224|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,200|
Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission, but all other admission criteria have been met.
An applicant will be eligible for admission to the program after completing level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 70%.
Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.
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|Conestoga English Level||IELTS Academic|
|TOEFL iBT||Pearson Test of English|
No band less than 2
No band less than 4.5
No band less than 5
|Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*|
No band less than 5.5
|Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**|
No band less than 6
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