Design is everywhere - built into the environments we navigate, the financial and social services we access, the technology we use, products we consume, and processes we use to do our jobs. Design is providing innovative solutions to the most pressing and urgent problems in today’s world. There has never been a more exciting or relevant time to be a designer.
A wide variety of subjects will guide you through important conceptual and practical design fundamentals such as design theory and practice, prototyping, and usability testing. Design courses will help you develop visual storytelling and communication skills, ensuring that you are equipped with top-notch graphic and user design skills upon graduation.
Our program is designed to respond to the increasing demand for designers prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Grounded by the unifying principle of human-centeredness, this program focuses on how design thinking can be harnessed for social change, improve daily experiences, and make processes and interfaces more human-focused.
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
You will participate in a supervised work placement, spread over four semesters. Students will be able to select from a wide variety of opportunities in a range of organizations such as design agencies, financial services, health-care settings or service environments. They acquire hands-on experience in defining and implementing design projects and developing client relationships.
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You'll learn from professors with real-world experience and are active in the industry. Our professors are committed to providing you with practical, hands-on training to help you achieve the career you want.
Graduates of this program will find work as design thinkers, information architects, researchers and user experience designers in fields including retail service, brand experience, social service interactions, health-care provision, travel and hospitality, financial services, safety and security, entertainment, and leisure.
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On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.