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3D Modeling, Art & Animation Diploma


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  • Location

    Burnaby Campus
    3700 Willingdon Avenue
    Burnaby, BC

  • Length

    15 months, full-time.

    All program requirements must be completed within five years.

  • Tuition Levels (approx)

    Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information on full-time tuition fees.

  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates

    $261.00 (general estimated cost, subject to change)

  • Credentials
    Diploma

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Application Deadline Advice

This program is open to applications beginning:

  • June 1st* for the April intake
  • February 1st*, 2017 for the September 2017 intake
  • November 1st*, 2017 for the September 2018 intake

*or next business day

Contact Info

Karen Harvey
Program Assistant
604-453-4032 | Karen_Harvey@bcit.ca

Terri Carde
Assistant Instructor
604-451-7032 | Terri_Carde@bcit.ca

Ramin Shadmehr
Program Head, 3D Modeling, Art and Animation
604-432-8614 | Ramin_Shadmehr@bcit.ca

Contact a Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Program selection and program planning
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

Note: The September 2017 intake is now closed for new applications. Applications for the April 2018 intake are currently being accepted. Applications for the September 2018 intake will be accepted starting November 1, 2017.

Entrance requirements

This program has a two-step admission process. Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.

Step 1: Meet the following entrance requirements

Read more about how to meet BCITâ??s entrance requirements

Step 2: Department assessment

Applications will be reviewed and assessed by the program area when the entrance requirements are complete. Applicants will be contacted for the following:

  • Art portfolio review session with the Digital Arts department*

*Applicants can send their digital portfolio (if applicable) via email or bring it to the portfolio review session. The portfolio should support the applicant's artistic background and could consist of 6 - 10 pieces, one of which must be a sketchbook which includes some life drawing or other artwork such as painting, 2D or 3D design, traditional or digital sculpting, photography, etc.

Apply to program

Note: The September 2017 intake is now closed for new applications. Applications for the April 2018 intake are currently being accepted. Applications for the September 2018 intake will be accepted starting November 1, 2017.

BCIT accepts only complete applications. In order to apply:

  • Include proof of meeting all entrance requirements prior to submission.
  • Convert all transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.
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You can check the status of your application online at any time using the Student Information System.

Scheduled intakes

April and September.

myCommunication

Within two business days of submitting your completed application, BCIT will send a message to your personal and myBCIT e-mail addresses. All correspondence regarding your application will be posted to your online myCommunication account at my.bcit.ca. We'll send you an e-mail when a new message is posted. It's important to watch for these e-mails or regularly check your account online.

You can expect to receive communication concerning the status of your application within four weeks.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English-Language Proficiency required for study at BCIT is detailed here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you can still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience.

To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program.

There is helpful information for Mature students in the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admission & Registration webpage.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs check here.

Education Building Options for this program are not available.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

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