Algonquin College

Graphic Design

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Graphic Design
Description:This dynamic and challenging three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program is designed for individuals who are interested in applying their creativity to communicating ideas and concepts in both print and interactive media. Students are prepared for graphic design careers, through strong, practical and theoretical training in typography, the basic fundamentals of creativity, design, image, form, and colour both in the classroom and online. The program includes extensive hands-on training in industry-standard software tools, which allow students to present their design solutions in a variety of formats.
URL:Graphic Design at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,070
International: $7,647
Scholarships:3
Careers:Graphic Designers and Illustrating ArtistsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Submit a portfolio of 10-15 samples of your best work. Details can be found on the graphic design website in .pdf format. Interested applicants are welcome to address any portfolio-related inquiries to the coordinator of the program.

* 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 26, 2018

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