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CENTENNIAL COLLEGE, TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  41492Enrollment

Certificate (Art and Design Fundamentals)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 10,876 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Certificate in Art and Design Fundamentals at Centennial College is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 1-year.
  • The college landed position 7th in the list of top ten Canadian Research Colleges, 2017.
  • The Art and Design Fundamentals program nurtures artistic talents, and develops creative, practical, and entrepreneurial skills in visual art and design whatever students level of expertise.
  • The studio-based, hands-on curriculum of the Art and Design Fundamentals courses is taught by practicing artists and designers which helps to develop traditional, digital, and multimedia skills.
  • The program's goal is to help to prepare a successful portfolio of artwork required for admission to specialized programs and to open up new possibilities and career choices in the diverse visual arts industry.
  • Once students complete the program, they will be prepared to succeed in a variety of post-secondary communication arts and design diploma and degree areas, including animation, game arts, digital visual effects, product design, industrial design, and more.
  • Leading practicing artists, designers and educators have crafted and teach in the Art and Design Fundamentals program.
  • Small class sizes and a dynamic working relationship between students and faculty will allow for lots of one-on-one instruction and feedback.
  • The Employment rate of Centennial College is 80%.
  • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
  • The average salary goes up to 90,288 USD after completing this program.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as an Industrial designer, Interior designer, Fashion designer, Illustrator.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 12,253 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE,MELAB
Program Urlhttps://www.centennialcollege.ca/programs-courses/full-time/art-design-fundamentals/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission.
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01

Winter
Jan 25

Summer
Jun 01


Scores Required

88 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE

82 / 99

Avg. Score in

MELAB


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fee$10876
Other fees$1377
Total fees$12253

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Food$ 3,600
Transportation$ 1,392
Housing$ 14,400

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

  • 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


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