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Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

  • Location
    Vancouver
  • Campuses
    Vancouver Downtown

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    2 years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $16,310
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1210
  • Credential Granted
    Diploma

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Fee: $35

A) Standard Admission Requirements (Year 1):

  1. English 12 with a C grade or equivalent.
  2. Interview with Selection Committee.

Prior to interview students are required to provide:

      • Personal portfolio*
      • Resumé and letter of intent clearly listing reasons for pursuing the diploma*

B) Advanced Admission Requirements (Year 2):

  1. Completion of VCC Graphic Design Certificate.

or

  1. Completion of Graphic Design Certificate equivalent from another recognized institution as determined by the program Department Head.

and

Interview with Selection Committee.

Prior to interview students are required to provide:

  • Professional portfolio*
  • Resumé and letter of intent, clearly listing reasons for pursuing the diploma*
  • Three references from people who have worked with the applicant in a relevant professional environment*

*For further information on the above, please view the Graphic Design Selection Guidelines available on the VCC website.

 

English Language Requirements

Summary

Check individual programs for English proficiency requirements

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - Applicants must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for their desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.443.8411.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.443.8411.

 

Mature Student

You must be at least 18 years old (unless you have graduated from Secondary School) to meet the general admission requirement for VCC. In addition, specific program admission requirements must also be met.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

VCC International is the information gateway for International Students. It includes information on admission requirements, application procedures and much more.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

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