Emily Carr University
of Art & Design, Vancouver
Founded in 1925, the Emily Carr University of Art & Design is one
of Canada's top universities specializing in art, design education and
research. Undergraduate degrees are 4 years and merge art and design theory
with studio practice. The Master of Applied Arts degree is a 2 year professional
program preparing students for a career in fields of visual arts, design,
media and other creative industries. The Bachelor of Fine Arts offers
majors in various types of art, including
painting, drawing, ceramics, print media, sculpture,
illustration and digital arts; animation;
film/video/integrated media; critical and cultural practices and fine
arts and creative writing. The Bachelor of Design (BDes) degree offers
majors in communication design; industrial design and interaction design.
Annual Tuition Fee: In state students:
$3,300 and out of state students: $11,000.
Address: Emily Carr University of Art + Design,
1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver BC. V6H 3R9, Canada
George Brown College,
Center for Arts and Design, Ontario
The George Brown College Centre for Arts and Design offers programs in
3 schools: School of Design, School of Fashion Studies and School of Performing
Arts. Each School offers graduate and 4 year post graduate programs, including
a post graduate qualification in a variety of design
disciplines, including interdisciplinary design strategy, digital design/games
design and advanced digital design.
Annual Tuition Fee: $3,312 which increases
to $11,000 for postgraduate courses.
Address: George Brown College,
P.O. Box 1015, Station B, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2T9
College of Art & Design, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia College of Art & Design (NSCAD) was founded in 1887. It
offers 3 undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Design
(BDes) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). Degrees take 4 years and require
2 semesters of Foundation studies. Majors are available in art history,
ceramics, fine art, jewellery design and metalsmithing, photography, textiles,
intermedia and interdisciplinary design. There are 5 main areas of undergraduate
study: crafts (includes textiles,
ceramics & jewellery); design (includes interdisciplinary design,
digital design, graphic design & product design); fine
art (includes painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture); historical
and critical studies (includes history of art, liberal arts, English and
other critical analysis courses) and media arts (includes photography,
film & intermedia). NSCAD also offers 2 certificate programs: The
Visual Arts Certificate in Studio and The Visual Arts Certificate for
Annual Tuition Fee: $11,408 for 2 semesters.
Address: Nova Scotia College of Art & Design,
5163 Duke Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 3J6
of Art & Design University, Toronto
Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCAD U) offers the widest
variety of visual arts and design programs in Canada. Possible qualifications
available are: BFA, BDes, MA, MFA and MDes. 12 program majors lead to
either a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) or a Bachelor of Design (BDes). BFA
majors offered are: drawing & painting, printmaking,
photography, integrated media and criticism & curatorial practice.
BDes major choices are: material art & design, advertising, industrial
design, graphic design, illustration and environmental design. Graduate
degrees on offer are: Masters in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes, MFA);
Advertising (EMDes); Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories
(MA); Digital Futures (MA, MDes, MFA, Graduate Diploma); Strategic Foresight
and Innovation (MDes); Design (MDes); and Criticism & Curatorial Practice
(MFA). The Graduate Gallery is used by OCAD graduate students for exhibitions
and installation art. The OCAD U
Professional Gallery was opened in 2007 and exhibits contemporary works
by national and international artists.
Annual Tuition Fee: $6,995 per semester.
Address: Ontario College of Art & Design University,
100 McCaul Street, Toronto ON M5T 1W1
of Visual Arts, Yukon
Yukonsova School of Visual Arts, is the most northern school in Canada
offering art programs. Students complete their first year at Yukonsova
and then finish their Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) or Bachelor of Design
degree (BDes) at recommended associate colleges (e.g. Emily Carr Institute,
Alberta College, Ontario College and Nova Scotia College of Art &
Design). The Foundation Year program consists of 6 studio and 4 liberal
studies courses. Studio studies include: Principles and practices of drawing,
printmaking and paper (the use of collage,
beading, relief printmaking techniques and hand making paper); and Principles
and practices of drawing, colour and
painting (oils, acrylics, watercolours, colour pencils, scrimshaw
and monotype printing). Also sculpture; time based media (production,
performance art and conceptual art); art words (how to write professional
artist biographies, statements, CVs, project descriptions and proposals)
and cultural studies.
Tuition Fee: $1,620 per semester.
Address: Yukonsova School of Visual Arts,
Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
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