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Diploma in Graphic Design

Centennial College
Length: 5 semesters
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Diploma program
Location: Toronto
Start date: Fall, Winter

Program Description

Graphid Design & MediaAdvanced diploma in graphic design- media

The Graphic Design Media program at Centennial College offers you the opportunity to earn a multidisciplinary diploma in only 5 semesters.

With a Graphic Design Media diploma, you will use hands on and visual tools to increase your success in the design world through problem solving, improving visual graphic skills and developing creative ideas.

The Graphic Design Media program specializes in design for print and visual design. Courses include Interactive Design for Mobile Platforms, Two-Dimensional Design + Typography, Publication Design, and Motion Graphics.

The media and design skills include:

  • Problem solving skills in graphic design phases
  • Project management skills including effective communication with clients, coworkers and target audiences
  • Develop typographic skills and creative strategies for print publications, packaging and illustration

By working with internal and external clients, and an industry field placement in the design world, the Graphic Design Media program will improve your portfolio and give you the graphic design background required in order to take your career to the next level. Upon completion of the diploma, the career opportunities available are magazine design firms, publishing companies, newspaper departments, TV production facilities and much more.

The Centennial College Graphic Design - Media program is formally recognized by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD Ontario), which represents more than 3,000 graphic designers, managers, educators and students across Ontario.

Admission requirements

The admission requirements for the Graphic Design Media program are:

  • Ontario high school diploma or equivalent, or mature student status
  • Minimum English Grade 12 course or equivalent
  • Attend a mandatory program admission session where you will submit a portfolio of work
  • Portfolio requirements
  • Select up to 15 pieces of your original work in art and design that demonstrates your ability in graphic design
  • Include color integrated designs created in digital illustration and digital imaging applications, and a short research paper about your design philosophy including field of interest

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

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Centennial College

Centennial College

Centennial College is the first government-accredited College in Ontario, Canada. Centennial offers over 150 diploma, advanced diploma, certificate and degree programs in Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media and Design, Health and Community studies, Hospitality, Tourism and Culture...

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Toronto, Canada

Centennial College is located in Metropolitan Toronto, located in the province of Ontario in Canada. Toronto has a population of more than two million people. Toronto is a safe and clean "people place" which celebrates the activities, food and entertainment of more than 60 cultures represented throughout the city. The United Nations recognizes Toronto as the most culturally diverse city in the w...

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Centennial College

755 Morningside Ave
M1K 5E9 Toronto, Ontario

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