Graphic Design Post Graduate Diploma with Co-op 2018-05-08T11:22:43+00:00

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Program Overview

This program consists of learning how to use the standard software used in the industry. Training will be provided to give students the opportunity to design with the following software tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

This program will teach the theoretical and practical skills and need to turn design ideas into reality. Students will build a portfolio of designs, layout design such as advertising and websites.

Career Opportunities

Examples include Advertising Illustrator, Advertising Layout Designer, Animation Layout Designer, Storyboard Artist, Artistic Illustrator, Colourist – Cartoons, Cover Page Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Layout Designer, Page Designer, Web Graphic Designer.

Program Details

Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Co-op Length: 780 Hours

Requirements

  1. Must be at least 19 years of age and have at least a two-year diploma.
  2. Instruction is conducted in English. Students need to demonstrate that prior to enrollment they have the language abilities (see below) to successfully complete the program of their choice.
  3. Language requirement:
    1. Evidence of IELTS 6 (or equivalent) with no band under 5.5;
    2. Alternatively the student has studied at a regular institution such as a university where English is the language of instruction;
    3. Alternatively the student can pass the College’s ESL placement assessment which could include an interview.