Dawson College

Graphic Design

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Program Information

School:Dawson College
Faculty:Creative & Applied Arts
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Graphic Design
Description:Graphic Design is a three-year program that trains students to become graphic designers. It introduces you to major movements in art and design, teaches you to communicate effectively using graphics, illustration, photography, typography, and multimedia. It also builds problem-solving and project management skills.

The Graphic Design Program will prepare you to work in a dynamic, evolving industry. You will study in an engaging environment with teachers who can deliver one-on-one instruction for a truly unique college experience. You will learn the foundational drawing techniques as well as the digital skills necessary to meet the needs of your clientele. You will also acquire the confidence to manage projects independently and build an impressive portfolio of work.
URL:Graphic Design at Dawson College
Length:3 Year(s)
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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.

    Applicants must have a Diploma of Secondary Studies (DES) or equivalent, including Secondary V Language of Instruction, Secondary V Second Language, Secondary IV Science, Secondary IV Mathematics, and Secondary IV History. Secondary V Art is highly desirable. Students with a DES missing any of the above subjects may be admitted, space permitting, but may be required to complete remedial courses.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio
    An in-person assessment is required; usually scheduled in late March or early April, and consists of a portfolio evaluation of visual artworks, a timed drawing exercise, and a written statement of goals. Please visit the website for more information on requirements.

    * 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 21, 2022