• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Motivated. Creative. Innovative. If these words describe you, then our intensive Graphic Design for Print and Web certificate program at Humber College is for you. You will learn industry-best practices and how to communicate effective design solutions using composition, typography, illustration, interactive media and web design. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Throughout the Graphic Design for Print and Web certificate program at Humber College , you will work towards developing a cutting-edge portfolio filled with real-world projects that will help you stand out in the creative field of graphic and web design.

In order to achieve the best, you will learn from the best. This program offers you access to the latest industry standards in hardware, design applications and instruction. Our labs are equipped with the latest Apple workstations, up-to-date Adobe Creative Cloud software and our course instruction is facilitated by industry-leading working professionals in their field of practice and study. Over the course of the program, you will build connections with industry professionals, alumni and community partners to help prepare you for future career opportunities, through supportive mentorship and coaching.

This program is not eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). It is eligible for Second Career Funding.  Further details and how to apply are found at ontario.ca/page/second-career.

Career

Upon graduating, our students hit the ground running ready to work as junior–intermediate graphic and web designers. Our program will prepare you with the necessary employment skills to find work in creative agencies, in-house design teams, multimedia firms, freelance opportunities and more. 

You will use your newly acquired knowledge and skills to create stunning marketing materials, impactful brand identities, engaging editorial and publication designs, and interactive websites that are mobile-ready and SEO compatible using HTML5, CSS, and jQuery; and that meet the needs and demands of small–large scale companies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Web Design and Development
  • Typography

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

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

  • Practical work experience or education in a design-related field such as fine arts, digital design, illustration, photography, web design/development, marketing, prepress, etc.
  • Interest in learning and pursuing a career in multimedia and/or design industry
  • Computer literacy (Windows or Mac)
  • Portfolio of four to six design pieces of traditional or digital media (samples may include graphic design, illustration, paintings/sculptures or web design)
  • Current resumé
  • Letter of intent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9284 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4642 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9284 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4642 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?