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Honours Bachelor of Design (Co-op)

Conestoga College - Doon
Canada, Ontario, Kitchener
Tuition fee CA$18,610 per year

The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$15,496), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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The Bachelor of Design is a four-year degree in graphic design with a complement of courses in entrepreneurship, marketing, and management. The program will ensure graduates have both the creative and visual acuity, and the knowledge of business strategy, that are necessary to create design solutions for current market needs.

Conestoga’s Bachelor of Design is unique in Ontario for offering students a truly inter-professional perspective that blends graphic design, entrepreneurship, and liberal studies courses with co-op opportunities. Enhanced studio space and technologies, including state-of-the-art software, hardware, and printing facilities, are provided. Limited enrolment and small class sizes ensure student access to faculty with professional experience in the fields of graphic design and business development.

As a comprehensive design program, students take courses in typography, visual design, colour theory, design studio, drawing and illustration, photography, interactive design, as well as branding, marketing, business management, writing and presentation skills, and group dynamics.

The program employs a project-based learning approach that addresses design and entrepreneurship skills, as well as a variety of prescient issues including accessibility, sustainability, and corporate and social responsibility. Students engage in dynamic studio projects for both in-class and live clients.

Career opportunities

Graduates will develop unique portfolios and be well prepared for positions involving design research, conceptual development, design implementation, and strategy and management. Graduates may find employment in diverse roles in design studios, ad agencies, corporate and not-for-profit communication departments, and new business ventures.

Graduates have Master’s degree completion opportunities in York University’s Master of Design program.

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024