Algonquin College

Interdisciplinary Studies in Human-Centred Design

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Degree:Post-diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
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 at Algonquin College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,653

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Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or degree or equivalent.

    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 May 12, 2020

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