Graphic and Communications Design

CampusStart Date
MonctonSeptember 2018

Program Overview

Graphic and Communications Design specialists are creative experts who produce memorable content. They value innovative visual aesthetics and excel at business communications and marketing. You'll learn how to plan, produce, and present graphics and text-based design solutions that will engage your chosen target audience. In a world where billions of images are uploaded each day, businesses hire trained and talented designers who know how to stand out and capture attention. 


The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency

    (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)

    Career Possibilities

    Successful graduates may work in a variety of organizations such as marketing/advertising agencies, graphic design studios, or web and media design companies as a graphic designer.

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    NOC Codes

    5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators

    What you will learn

    • Graphic Design Principles
    • Colour Theory
    • Typography
    • Design Software
    • User Experience
    • Responsive Web Design
    • Integrated Media Design
    • Social Media Design
    • Information Design
    • Publication Design
    • Packaging Design
    • Copywriting
    • Marketing Strategies
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Client Communication
    • Emerging Trends
    • Ethics

    Specific Considerations

    This program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. To find these technical specifications, see L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).

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