Durham College

Graphic Design

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:Faculty of Media, Art & Design (MAD)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer; Advanced
Field of Study:Graphic Design
Description:From magazine ads and interactive graphics to book covers and digital signage, graphic designers have the power to express emotions, influence decisions and bring ideas to life. Students learn to design and produce logos, brochures, magazine layouts and annual reports. Graduates of this program create advertising and branding campaigns, corporate identity systems, and packaging prototypes. They develop two and three-dimensional illustrations and produce integrated media content for the web.

URL:Graphic Design at Durham College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,746
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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.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C, M or U), and Grade 11 mathematics (C, M or U). Applicants must also have a Senior-level media or visual arts credit, or a portfolio of work.
Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio

Please note: For applicants who have a senior-level visual arts or media arts credit (C, M or U levels) on their high school transcript, a portfolio submission is not required. For those without a senior-level visual arts or media arts credit, applicants are required to submit a portfolio of work to be considered for admission. Please submit your portfolio as a digital pdf file or include a website address with your application.

* 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 January 16, 2023