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Program description - January 2023
Are you interested in exploring a career in applied design and communication? The Design Foundations program might be right for you! This is an intensive one-year certificate program which provides an opportunity to create a competitive and individual design portfolio, demonstrating skills in 2D and 3D design, drawing, life drawing, colour theory, idea development, presentation skills, portfolio development, digital production, design history, and written communication.As a student in this program, you will experience a year of goal-setting, guidance, skill development and refinement through a variety of hands-on projects. You will plan, implement, and present visual communications in a wide range of media. Completion of this studio-based program will effectively prepare you for further education in a variety of programs leading to careers in the design and communications fields.
Tuition & fees
Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2022, details will not be available until spring 2022.
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Delivery sequence - January 2023 - Kitchener – Doon