23 months
Application deadlines: Apply any time
Processing time: 20-30 days
Application fee: CA$350
Full-time, Distance & online learning
Intakes: Spring
International tuition: CA$20,700
Domestic tuition: CA$15,200

Program overview

Students will acquire industry-standard software and technical skills and the knowledge to apply current industry policies, practices, procedures, and tools. Students will create a portfolio that showcases their professional graphic design talents. Graphic Design Diploma has an optional co-op component that can be taken after the competition of the academic year.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Completely online




Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia, 19 years or older). High School Diploma or equivalent.

English proficiency through one of the following English as Second Language assessment:

  • Report from ITD Language School or partner showing a satisfactory English proficiency;
  • ITD CANADA test – Intermediate score or better;
  • IELTS – 5.5 or better;
  • TOEFL (Paper) – 520 or better;
  • TOELF (CBT) – 190 or better;
  • TOEFL (IBT) – 70 or better;
  • Cambridge – Advanced (CAE).

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to secure entry-level graphic design employment, for example as a digital illustrator, layout specialist, graphic artist and design software specialist.

Campus location

Vancouver , Canada

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