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Art and Design Fundamentals

Tuition fee CA$16,463 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,937), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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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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Dormitory fee CA$12,000 per year

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses during the two academic semesters.

  • Including rent and meals (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.

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Overview

The Art and Design Fundamentals program will nurture your artistic talents, and develop your creative, practical and entrepreneurial skills in visual art and design — whatever your level of expertise.

Practicing artists and designers, who will help you to gain competencies in traditional, digital and multimedia, will deliver the studio-based, hands-on Art and Design Fundamentals curriculum. The program’s goal is to help you prepare a portfolio of artwork required for admission to specialized programs and to open up new possibilities and career choices in the diverse visual arts industry.

In this art program, you’ll:

  • Get hands-on exposure to drawing, design, colour, 3D modelling and design, visual culture, video making, digital illustration, photography and rapid prototyping.
  • Build a comprehensive portfolio of artwork while working one-on-one with faculty.

Once you complete the program, you’ll be prepared to succeed in a variety of post-secondary communication arts and design diploma and degree program areas including animation, game art, digital visual effects, product design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design, illustration, graphic design, digital media art, art direction, art management, creative advertising and fine arts.

Career opportunities

  • Animator
  • Game artist
  • Digital visual effects artist
  • Product designer
  • Industrial designer
  • Interior designer
  • Fashion designer
  • Illustrator
  • Graphic designer
  • Digital media artist
  • Art director
  • Arts manager
  • Fine artist

Further Education

Upon successful completion of the Art and Design Fundamentals program with a B (70%) average you will be eligible for direct transfer to the following programs within Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design at the Story Arts Centre:

Apply Now! Summer 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 2, 2022
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Summer 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 2, 2022
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States