University of Alberta

Design - General Route

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Description:The General route is the most flexible route in the Bachelor of Design program. In addition to the core Design curriculum, you’ll have the opportunity to select options from the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science. You can also combine Visual Communication Design and Industrial Design courses with Fine Arts courses and options to gain experience in a variety of disciplines.

Designers create innovative solutions for industry and community that shape how our world looks and functions, from information design and environmental signage to the design of medical assistive devices. Our Bachelor of Design degree in the Faculty of Arts, one of the most innovative of its kind in North America, focuses on socially responsible and sustainable design in the areas of Industrial Design and Visual Communication Design. In addition to a specialization, you may choose one of the following program routes: Business and Marketing, Engineering, Computing Science, Social Sciences, Printmaking, or General Route.
URL:Design - General Route at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
A successful portfolio is required for admission to this program. Submit your portfolio to the Department of Art and Design by May 1. Assessment may include an interview.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 17, 2018

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