Algonquin College

Interdisciplinary Studies in Human-Centred Design (Co-op)

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School:Algonquin College
Degree:Post-diploma; Co-op
Description:This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program prepares students for a career in design research and strategy. Professionals in this field examine the intersection of research, technology, business and design to apply a human-centred approach to solving problems. These professionals work in a variety of fields, including private, public and government organizations, to provide strategic direction for system, product, policy and/or service design. The skills gained in this program complement a myriad of professional backgrounds, from designers, computer programmers and engineers looking to update their skillset to public servants and social scientists looking for new ways to draft policies and model services.

Students collaborate with industry partners in a design studio setting throughout the program to find solutions for real-world issues. This program offers one cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term option. Qualified students have the opportunity to apply for and earn paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry. *See Additional information for more details.
URL:Interdisciplinary Studies in Human-Centred Design (Co-op) at Algonquin College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,068

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Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency.

* 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 16, 2019

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