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bachelor

Degree

Advanced College Diploma in Interactive Media Development

Course code: #0174

bachelor

Degree

Advanced College Diploma in Interactive Media Development

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,931 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Project
Work-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September Ongoing Ongoing

Overview

Advanced College Diploma in Interactive Media Development

This three-year advanced diploma program will provide you with a strong foundation in graphic design, interactive design, web and mobile development, as well as 3D design, photography, audio/video storytelling and motion design. 

You will be introduced to emerging technologies, such as virtual reality, augmented reality and physical computing using industry-standard software and equipment. 

You will learn to follow current practices and creative strategies as well as develop research and problem-solving skills. 

Professional experience will also be gained as you work with teams and clients while exploring the business and entrepreneurial aspects of the industry.

In the final semester, you will go on a full-time professional work placement with a company or organization in your area of interest within the industry. 

Highlights

  • Learn how to design and develop highly engaging interactive media experiences for a variety of media platforms such as web, mobile and virtual reality
  • Gain entry-level skills in several related career paths such as User Experience Design, 3D Design, Graphic Design, Web Design and Development, Photography, Digital Content Creation and Social Media Marketing
  • Learn with highly qualified, enthusiastic instructors, dedicated to helping you gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed
  • Benefit from 24/7 access to cutting-edge computers, software, equipment and production studios!
  • Transfer to other college and even university programs through our articulation agreements

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$22,731

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,188
Accommodation 1 bed room $3,800
Tuition 1 person $18,931

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Results
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

79
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

54
54
listening
54
writing
54
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

For IELTS, students from India must have no band lower than 6.0 to meet SDS requirements.

  • Duolingo: 105 (no band lower than 85)

Academic English Program (AEP) - 13 Weeks

There are 5 levels in the Academic English Program. You will be assessed upon arrival and placed in the appropriate level based on your skills if you do not possess current IELTS or TOEFL scores.  

If you do not have a test score from any of these sources, you must do a placement test online before your arrival if you are planning to study in Canada. 

  • The program runs 25 hours per week and each level takes 13 weeks to complete.
  • Level 5 of the program is the equivalent of IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (80), and Duolingo English Test (110).
  • If you begin the program at level 5, you may be allowed to take one academic course outside of your AEP class schedule.

Please note that eligibility to take academic courses will be determined on a case-by-case basis and depending on your IELTS individual scores.

Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP) - 9 Weeks (compressed)

Students who have a conditional Offer of Admission and have the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 overall with no band lower than 6.0 may be admitted to the Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

This compressed course takes 9 weeks (July & August) and runs Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (36 hours per week)

This program will allow students to start their academic program in September upon successful completion of IAEP.


Education pathway


Academic background and requirement

  • A high school/senior secondary diploma.

Career opportunities

  • Social Media Specialist
  • Animator
  • Video Editor
  • Digital Advertising Specialist
  • Web Designer
  • Multimedia Graphic Designer
  • Video Game Designer

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