Bachelor On Campus

Material Art and Design

OCAD University

48 months
9852 CAD/year
2420 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Material Art and Design program at OCAD University, you will learn how to create jewellery, textiles and ceramics as a professional studio artist or designer. You’ll focus on making your own designs and will learn the critical and business skills you’ll need to succeed.


In this Material Art and Design program at OCAD University, you can choose to focus on textiles or jewellery and metalsmithing. You can also take electives in ceramics, fashion design and wearable technology. Program instructors are top textile, jewellery and ceramics artists and designers.

Our studios are equipped with the traditional tools and new technology needed to prepare you for work as an artist, designer or craftsperson.

Key facts:

If you focus on textiles, you’ll create your own printed, woven and experimental textiles for sculpture, clothing and surface design. You’ll use traditional methods and new technology such as digital printing, embroidery and knitting.

If you focus on jewellery and metalsmithing, you’ll create your own fine jewellery and sculptures with metals and other materials. You will also learn to use traditional methods of fabrication and casting alongside computer-aided design and manufacturing.


  • Textile, jewellery or ceramic art and design
  • Fashion and costume design
  • Product design
  • Interior design

Some students pursue graduate studies in art, craft, design, ceramics, fashion, jewellery, textiles and museum studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Colour and 2D design
  • 3D design, fabrication and digital modeling
  • Drawing
  • Art and Design history
  • Jewellery
  • Textiles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For Ontario high school students, a minimum overall average of 70%
  • Portfolio (samples of your work and a visual representation of who you are)
  • Statement of Intent
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9852 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4926 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    2420 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1210 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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