Algonquin College

Information Technology - Interactive Multimedia & Design

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Advanced Technology (Ottawa Campus)
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Graphics
Information Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Description:The Interactive Multimedia and Design (IMD) program provides multidisciplinary education in diverse, yet connected, subject matter such as: computer animation and video effects, game design and development, virtual reality systems, graphic design, 3D visualization, human computer interaction (HCI) and electronic commerce. Your education will focus on the entire design process from initial concept all the way through to final realisation. The IMD program is aimed at students who have a potential for being artistically creative and technologically adept; students who have a keen interest in designing the next generation of multimedia rich applications and products.

This degree/diploma combination opens doors for you to a broad range of career opportunities such as computer animation, video game design and development, digital video and audio effects, user interface design, multimedia development, dynamic web application design and e-commerce, as well as many others. The real essence is that the commonality between these disciplines enables you to take classes that gear you towards a variety of career paths.
URL:Information Technology - Interactive Multimedia & Design at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Web Site Designers and Developers

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

To be eligible for admission to the first year of the Interactive Multimedia & Design (IMD) program, an applicant must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, with a minimum of six 4U or 4M courses, including 1 Math credit and 5 Additional credits. See for more info.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Portfolio requirement. See for more info.

* 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 July 24, 2016