|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Oakville|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years, including 4 months internship|
|Tuition fee||CA$27,697 per year
The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$24,870), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for 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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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
A relevant portfolio is required.
The portfolio submission is a mandatory component of the admission process for the Bachelor of Illustration program.
A portfolio review fee is required with the submission.
After applying to the program, applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and will receive submission instructions.
Learn more about the Portfolio Requirements.
Bachelor of Illustration degree at Sheridan prepares you to excel as a communicator and to thrive as a professional.
Curriculum Prepares You for the Real World
- Learn all types of illustration, from traditional disciplines (such as painting and drawing) to digital technologies (such as web design and motion graphics).
- Take more Illustration courses than most programs.
- Get professional experience during a 14-week work term.
- Develop illustrations that inform, entertain and persuade.
Standing Out in a Crowded Marketplace
Illustration students at Sheridan explore both traditional and digital media. You’ll also develop a visual philosophy to go along with your technical mastery. This broad-based approach will enable you to apply your Illustration degree across a wide range of career paths while preparing you to adapt to exciting developments in visual communication.
Illustration technology is constantly evolving, but the core skill — the ability to tell stories and communicate ideas visually — never changes. In Sheridan’s Illustration bachelor’s degree program, you’ll learn to create compelling imagery that stands out and makes an impact.
Sheridan’s Bachelor of Illustration degree program includes a 14-week work placement between the third and fourth years. Internship Office will help you arrange your placement, which may be located as far away as New York City or Europe.
You’ll also develop a workplace-ready portfolio and website.
Many illustrators develop highly successful freelance careers. Sheridan prepares students for self-employment by teaching business and marketing skills. Learn to pitch an idea, assemble a dynamic portfolio presentation, manage copyrights, and how to run a small business.
Sample Career Fields
- Broadcast entertainment
- Computer gaming/concept art
- Graphic design (including web design)
- Graphic novels/comics