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Advanced Diploma (Graphic Design)

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 9,597 

1st Year

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design at Canadore College is a 3-year program.
  • This program is offered on a full-time basis.
  • Students will learn and develop specific skills and techniques, compile an extensive portfolio, and gain work-related experience working with real clients.
  • Some of the main topics students learn through this program are:
    • Corporate identity and branding
    • Digital photography
    • Illustration – traditional and digital
    • ePublishing and print production
    • Typography and page layout
    • Design and advertising
    • Online content, motion graphics, and animation
  • Students learn to create logos, advertisements, animations, branding, ad images, digital content, and websites.
  • This three-year Graphic Design diploma fulfills the educational component criteria necessary to become a Registered Graphic Designer.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this college is 14:1
  • The Employment rate of Canadore College is 89%. 
  • Students are prepared for a creative and dynamic career in various companies.
  • The Graduate satisfaction rate for this program is 86%.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration3 years
Fees$ 33,786 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a Higher Secondary School Certificate to get admission in this program.
  • Subjects required: English, Maths, Science
  • Students whose official language is not English are required to submit IELTS or TOEFL Scores. 


  • Students with the age of 19 years or more without the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) will be considered on the basis of their results on the College's Mature Student Test.

Required Document List

Followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students must be required to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Students need to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students need to submit proof of English proficiency from the school or testing authority.
  • Statement of purpose:  Explain the reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.

Application Deadline

Feb 01

Scores Required

80 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$9597$9597$9597
Ancillary fees$1360$1255$1255
Total fees$11032$11377$11377

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study


  • Students may require both a Student Visa and a Temporary Visitor Visa (TRV).
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Acceptance letter and acceptance information form from Canadore College
    • Receipt from the college for student confirming deposit
    • Evidence of good character and, if applicable, a letter from their sponsor
    • Evidence of adequate funds to live and study in Canada for the duration of the program
    • Certificate of medical clearance.
    • Students may require both a Student Visa and a Temporary Visitor Visa (TRV).

Work Study

  • The Canadore Work-Study Program provides part-time, on-campus employment to eligible students.
  • Canadore College has been collaborating to create greater opportunities for international students to work for the firm part-time.
  • The Canadore Work-Study Program offers students 10 hours a week working within many college departments.

Career and Placement after Course

  • Advertising and marketing firms
  • Multimedia and web design companies
  • Television and film production
  • Printing houses
  • Design agencies and studios
  • Packaging firms

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