University of the Fraser Valley

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Graphic and Digital Design

University of the Fraser Valley

Faculty:Graphic and Digital Design
Field of Study:Graphic Design
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,120
International: $18,084

Cost shown is an estimate of first year tuition (September to April).

Careers:InfluencerGraphic Designers and Illustrating ArtistsVideo Game Level Designer


To prepare you for today's multi-disciplinary creative industry, UFV's Graphic and Digital Design diploma program (GDD) provides you with a solid foundation in four fields of professional practice: brand identity, graphic/communication design, dynamic media, and interactive design.

As a student, you are immersed in design practice through project-based learning in collaborative Mac studio spaces. You’ll build a strong foundation in design process, resourcefulness, and conceptual development, as well as skills in critical thinking, typography, image making, content creation, and industry standard Adobe software.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have: B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent or minimum 19 years of age before the first day of classes, and the prerequisite to CMNS 125 or ENGL 105. Students with university-level credit must have a GPA of 2.00 on all courses attempted.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to have a Portfolio of current works with accompanying documentation. An interview may be required based on portfolio submission of visual and written requirements. International students may be interviewed via Skype.

    * 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 16, 2022