George Brown College

Graphic Design

Program Information
School: George Brown College
Faculty: School of Design
Degree: Diploma
Field of Study: Graphic Design
Description: The Graphic Design program at George Brown College is an ideal training ground for the design profession. The program provides a strong overall understanding of design while also allowing you to select a major in either communication design, which prepares you for a corporate design career, or advertising design, which prepares you for a career in an advertising agency. In addition, design electives allow you to gain skills in illustration, interactive media and environmental design.

The first three semesters provide you with a strong foundation in the core subjects of design, typography, production, digital applications, drawing for design and design culture. In the fourth semester, you choose a major while continuing to develop applied skills through intensive studio projects. In the final year, you become involved in a thesis or major project, which allows for synthesis of skills. You will also engage in professional practice classes that further the development of strong team skills. You learn through working on real-life projects in state-of-the-art labs and through industry networking.
Website: Graphic Design at George Brown College
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National: $3,575
Careers: 3 career(s)
Admission Requirements
Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English

Applicants must have a high school diploma, or equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Applicants may be accepted on completion of the Art and Design Foundation program (G108) with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

* 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 June 22, 2013

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