Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Graphic Design for Marketing

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Program Information

School:Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Faculty:School of Design
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Graphic Design
Description:Graphic designers function as creative problem solvers, design planners and strategists, as well as skilled communicators and technologists. They demonstrate a passion for design and creativity, have design and critical thinking skills, a solid understanding of business and marketing, well-developed research capabilities, and a broad-based understanding of the social, cultural, and environmental implications of design. They are team players, team leaders, and can be employees, freelancers, or self-employed entrepreneurs.

What makes the Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design for Marketing (GDMA) different? In addition to developing skills in design and technology, graduates acquire a solid marketing edge that sets them apart from other design school graduates. They know how to create effective marketing communication designs that reach specific target audiences, strategically plan a marketing campaign to meet their client's needs, brand a company, design eye-catching packaging, and create websites and apps to promote businesses and not-for-profit enterprises in the marketplace. GDMA graduates have the know-how to successfully and effectively get the job done!
URL:Graphic Design for Marketing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,170
National: $4,170
Careers:Graphic Designers and Illustrating ArtistsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Students must submit a portfolio. For further information about portfolio submission and the review process, visit GDMA's website at: www.kpu.ca/design/gdma/portfolios Applicants who successfully satisfy the required portfolio review will be invited to an interview session.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 06, 2017