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Multimedia Design and Development

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 11701 Length: 4 semesters

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

or

or

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection:

Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $3,877.78
  • international $14,200.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

$500 – learning materials (per year).

Fees by Semester >

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Humber Degree Pathways

Complete your degree with us. Humber's degrees are designed with our diploma graduates in mind. We'll give you credit for what you’ve already learned and help you take the next step in less time.

Graduates may be considered for admission to:

Digital Communications, Bachelor of 

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission.  Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term.  Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline.  Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

 

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Applied Management 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Saint John, NB
Institution(s): University of New Brunswick

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the 4-yr Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick.  Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business.

For further information, contact:

Anne Marie Stephen
stephen@unb.ca

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/applied-management/general-business.html

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/

For Ontario transfer options visit ONTransfer >

Program Contact(s)

George Paravantes
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4722
george.paravantes@humber.ca

Admissions

Domestic Students

North Campus
Humber Learning Resource Commons 1st Floor
416-675-5000

Lakeshore Campus
A118
416-675-5000

enquiry@humber.ca

 

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
Fax 1-416-675-6386
international@humber.ca

 

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,938.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,388.89
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $20.00 $20.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,938.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,388.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $20.00 $20.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,938.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,388.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $20.00 $20.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,938.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,388.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $20.00 $20.00
Co-op/Placement    

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s award-winning Multimedia Design and Development diploma program offers the opportunity to participate in an extensive multimedia design education where you’ll build a range of interactive digital media production skills including web design, mobile interface design, experience design, motion graphics, 2-D animation, web coding, streaming, user testing, video and sound editing, user interface prototyping, digital storytelling, and interactive design. Through this hands-on learning process, you will develop the fundamental creative and technical multimedia design and development capabilities needed to pursue employment in web design and interactive content development.

You’ll learn on and become experienced with industry-standard software such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe Brackets, Illustrator, After- Effects, Audition, Adobe Animate, Final Cut Pro and Premiere. Web technologies such as HTML5, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), JavaScript, jQuery and Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) and MySQL are employed in hands-on learning situations in our applied teaching environment with relevant industry projects.

You will cultivate important collaborative teamwork and project management skills through group assignments that will prepare you for collaborative projects in the field and gain an empathetic view of people and real-world perspective on the nature of multimedia work from experienced and knowledgeable professors. You will be prepared to pursue new media opportunities by developing a comprehensive portfolio that you can present to potential employers or clients, online or in person, and have exposure to the entrepreneurial opportunities open to professionals in this rich field. Students in this program will also learn about user experience/interaction design through our unique usability lab.

Courses Program Standards

Work Placement

In the final semester, you will complete practical fieldwork placements while completing classroom work and the development of an employment portfolio.

The Humber Experience

Multimedia Design and Development diploma program video

Watch the video to hear from one of our graduates. 

The Humber Advantage

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Humber AdCentre

The Humber AdCentre was launched as a live lab to provide students with real work opportunities before entering the industry.

Instead of just being given just a grade for assignments, students are provided with a chance to work with real clients, on actual accounts, receiving first-hand experience in the field.

Working with established businesses will not only prepare students for the fast-paced excitement of the industry, but will also help develop portfolio work and reference points for interviews.

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usability lab

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Usability Lab

The Usability Lab is a new facility for students in the School of Media Studies & Information Technology at Humber College. This “Live Lab” is a full-fledged usability lab where content creators can capture & assess the interaction between user and design.

This Usability Lab is specialized, in that it was purposefully built for usability studies to ensure that the environment does not interfere with the testing. Designed with flexibility at its core, it has been equipped with a broad variety of technology, supporting usability testing at many different levels of sophistication.

What makes this lab unique is the fact that it is mobile. This one-of-a-kind usability lab can be delivered to those who wish to use and evaluate our designs, as well as their own. For our students, they can participate in, and lead experiments that will truly test the designs they have developed, to make sure they work in the manner they have been designed to work.

usability lab

Your Career

Demand for creative and effective multimedia content continues to grow across all sectors of the economy, creating a wealth of opportunities for interactive design and development specialists with proven skills and current knowledge of industry needs.

Help corporations, non-profits and government agencies stand out in the vast and cluttered digital universe with your ability to create compelling and effective interactive media content for smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. Your skill at creating a variety of multimedia applications using the full range of industry standard software will allow you to advance in this rapidly evolving field.

With practical training through our program, you’ll have opportunities at a broad variety of large or small organizations that have media production and presentation facilities.

Recent graduates of this program have found work at Intrafinity.com, TheJuggernaut.ca, De - mac Media.com, DesignAxiom.ca, Rogers, iVillage.ca, CBC.ca, CTV.ca, SapientNitro, CHUM Radio, NuBrand.com, CanWest, MTV Canada, Macleans.ca, MacLaren McCann, Teletoon, Taxi.ca, The Weather Network, Devlin.ca and other organizations.

Student Work

  • iPad App
    iPad App
  • iPod App
    iPod App
  • iPod App
    iPod App
  • Website Design
    Website Design

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