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Interaction Design

Capilano University

Faculty:Fine & Applied Arts; IDEA School of Design
Field of Study:Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Human Computer Interaction
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,816
International: $26,821

Cost includes fees.

Careers:Software EngineerWeb Site Designers and Developers


The two-year Interaction Design diploma at CapU connects design and technology to prepare you for an exciting career in tech.

As an interaction designer, your combination of creativity, design thinking and problem-solving skills help you thrive in the constantly evolving world of digital products.

Your training will focus on areas such as UX/UI design, user research, visual design, motion design, coding, branding, web/app design and working with new technologies and how to manage digital environments and workflows.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    High school graduation.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or DuoLingo [min. 110] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 56]
    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Please note that ENGL 100 is a required course in the first term of the Interaction Design Diploma. In order to enrol in this course, students must submit the results of the English Diagnostic Test (EDT) unless they meet the EDT exemptions listed in the Capilano University Calendar.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Portfolio
    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Educaton at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * 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.

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