George Brown College – Undergraduate

School of Design

Area of Study

  • Advertising
  • Design & Visual Arts
  • Game Devel.
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration

 

Art and Design Foundation  Game – Art  Game – Art (Online)  Graphic Design  Interaction Design  Honours Bachelor of Digital Experience Design  Honours Bachelor of Brand Design Program

 

The School of Design at George Brown College strives to be a leading design learning space to educate the next generation of industry professionals and prepare them for a competitive workforce. Our undergraduate programs have a strong focus on hands-on, studio-based learning with our cutting-edge equipment and facilities. Through our extensive work-integrated learning opportunities, innovative applied research projects, and our industry-proven faculty, we’ll help you refine your talents and develop the people and technical skills you need to build your portfolio and network.

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS:

Art and Design Foundation: a one-year certificate program that will provide you with a broad base of expert knowledge and technical skills in the field of art and design.

 

ADVANCED DIPLOMA PROGRAMS:

Game – Art: a rigorous program of study that focuses on the principles and techniques of video game art creation required to break into the industry.

Game – Art (Online): 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. This program is offered in a fully online format.

Graphic Design:  an ideal training ground for the design profession. Students may select a major in either Communication Design or Advertising Design.

Interaction Design: a program that merges design skills such as user experience, interface development and visual design with programming to create meaningful experiences between the user, digital and physical platforms, such as websites, wearables and mobile devices.

 

HONOURS BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS:

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

Honours Bachelor of Brand Design: a four-year degree that produces designers with strengths in collaboration, research, critical and strategic thinking, technical design execution and brand storytelling.


 

Program Length

9 month to 4 years

Requirements

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.


CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 
~ Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
~ grade 12 English (C or U)


ADVANCED DIPLOMA PROGRAMS
~ Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
~ Grade 12 English (C or U)
~ Application questionnaire *
~ Portfolio *


HONOURS BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
~ Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
~ Six (6) grade 12 university (U) or University/College (M) courses or equivalent with a combined average of 60 per cent or above (including English, math)
~ English, grade 12 (U) with a grade or 65 per cent or higher
~ Mathematics, grade 11 (U) or (M) or Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 60 per cent or higher
~ Application questionnaire*
~ portfolio*


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.


* 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)
Mature students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.

Location

Toronto

For More Information

georgebrown.ca/arts-design-information-technology/design

Past winners of the Applied Arts Student Awards

  • 2020 Student Awards Pragun Agarwal
    2020
    Student Awards

    Pragun Agarwal
  • 2019 Student Awards Angelica Carreno
    2019
    Student Awards

    Angelica Carreno
  • 2019 Student Awards Annika McFarlane
    2019
    Student Awards

    Annika McFarlane
  • 2020 Student Awards Alberto Cuadra, Duong Le, Vy Phan, Madison Duncan, Jillian Apatow, Cooper Bowman
    2020
    Student Awards

    Alberto Cuadra, Duong Le, Vy Phan, Madison Duncan, Jillian Apatow, Cooper Bowman