George Brown College - School of Design

Under-Graduate

Area of Study

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Art & Design Fundamentals
  • Game Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Public Relations/Corporate communications
  • Web Design and new media

HONOURS BACHELOR OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

The Honours Bachelor of Digital Experience Design is a four-year degree that produces designers who can solve problems using human-centered, socially conscious and economically viable digital solutions.

ART & DESIGN FOUNDATION

Art and Design Foundation is a one-year certificate program that provides students with a broad base of expert knowledge and technical skills in the field of art and design. This program is designed for students who want to explore a variety of art and design disciplines, to develop their portfolio for further study, or for those who wish to enjoy learning creative skills in a studio-based environment. 

GAME - ART

Video games have become one of the leading forms of artistic expression in the 21st century. Game art requires a combination of talents, hard work and passion. The Game – Art three-year advanced diploma is a rigorous program of study that focuses on the principles and techniques of video game art creation required to break into the industry. 

GRAPHIC DESIGN

The Graphic Design program is an ideal training ground for the design profession. The program provides a strong overall understanding of design while also allowing you to select a major in either Communication Design, which prepares you for a corporate design career, or Advertising Design, which prepares you for a career in an advertising agency. In addition, design electives allow you to gain skills in areas such as illustration, motion, interaction, web, book and environmental design. 

INTERACTIVE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Interaction Design is an interdisciplinary field merging design skills such as user experience, interface development and graphic design with coding fundamentals to create meaningful experiences between the user and digital platforms such as social media, websites, wearables and mobile devices.

Program Length

HONOURS BACHELOR OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCE DESIGN 4 years (8 semesters) plus 1 Co-op Work Term ART AND DESIGN FOUNDATION 1 year (2 semester) GAME – ART 3 years (6 semesters) GRAPHIC DESIGN 3 years (6 semesters) INTERACTION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 3 years p

Requirements

HONOURS BACHELOR OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCE DESIGN
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
• Six (6) Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses or equivalent with a combined average of 65% or above (including English, Math and Visual Arts credit)
• English, Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 65% or higher
• Mathematics, Grade 11 (U) or (M) or Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 60% or higher
• One Visual Arts credit, Grade 11 (M) or Grade 12 (M)
• Application Questionnaire*
• Portfolio*
*Qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application questionnaire and submit a portfolio electronically. Details on the application questionnaire and portfolio requirements will be communicated at a later date to qualified applicants, as part of the review process.
Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.

OR
**Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)
• English, Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 65% or higher
• Mathematics, Grade 11 (U) or (M) or Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 60% or higher
• One Visual Arts credit, Grade 11 (M) or Grade 12 (M)
• Overall average of 65% of higher in the three required courses
• Post-secondary credits may be considered (certain credits only)
• Application Questionnaire*
• Portfolio*
*Qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application questionnaire and submit a portfolio electronically. Details on the application questionnaire and portfolio requirements will be communicated at a later date to qualified applicants, as part of the review process.
**There is no mature student testing in the required credits for degree programs. Mature applicants must have the English and Math credits required. Information on where and how to upgrade can be found on the English and Math upgrading pages.

ART AND DESIGN FOUNDATION
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
• Grade 12 English (C or U)
We recommend that applicants should have taken at least one high school level art class and have some basic experience in areas such as photography, illustration and digital image creation.
** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)
Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.
Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.
GAME - ART
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
• Grade 12 English (C or U)
• Application Questionnaire *
• Portfolio *
* Qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application questionnaire and submit a portfolio electronically. Details on the application questionnaire and portfolio requirements will be communicated at a later date to qualified applicants, as part of the review process.
** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)
Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
• Grade 12 English (C or U)
• Application Questionnaire *
• Portfolio *
* Qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application questionnaire and submit a portfolio electronically. Further detail on the application questionnaire and portfolio requirements will be communicated at a later date to qualified applicants, as part of the review process.
Applicants may be accepted upon completion of the George Brown Art and Design Foundation certificate program (G108) with an overall grade point average of 3.5 or higher. There are a limited number of seats and admission is not guaranteed.
** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)
Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.
Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.

INTERACTION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
• Grade 12 English (C or U)
• Application Questionnaire *
* Qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application questionnaire electronically. Details on the application questionnaire will be communicated at a later date to qualified applicants, as part of the review process.
** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)
Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.
Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.

Location

230 Richmond Street East 341 King Street East
Toronto, ON

For More Information

https://www.georgebrown.ca/design/programs/