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Digital Experience Design (Hons)

George Brown College

48 months
18190 CAD/year
8131 CAD/year
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The Bachelor of Digital Experience Design (Hons) at George Brown College is a four-year degree that produces designers who can solve problems using human-centred, socially conscious and economically viable digital solutions.


Digital experience design includes related fields such as service design, user experience design and interaction design. It involves understanding human behaviour and human computer interaction, conducting research and usability studies, managing projects and working in teams, applying business skills, working with existing and emerging digital technologies, prototyping new ideas and anticipating future trends.

In this Digital Experience Design (Hons) program at George Brown College, students will develop the ability to critically analyze and adapt to ever-changing conditions of technology and culture. Foundational courses build students’ analytical, technical and business skills. In upper-year courses and capstone projects, students collaborate on digital interfaces and applications, as well as interactive environments and objects.

This design degree curriculum focuses on three areas of learning based on the digital experience design process:

  • Think: design thinking, theory, culture and research
  • Make: designing, building and testing digital experiences
  • Ship: entrepreneurship and the commercialization of digital products


Graduates of this program will have acquired the skills necessary to be employed in design and digital media studios, creative labs, in-house design and digital departments within larger corporations across sectors, or to work independently or in a start-up.

This program prepares graduates for positions such as:

  • Digital Experience Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Human Interface Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Information Architect
  • Digital Designer
  • Digital Product Designer
  • Visual Designer
  • Mobile Designer
  • Web Designer
  • User Experience Researcher
  • Usability Tester
  • Entrepreneur

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Tools: Digital Visualization in 2D Environments
  • Digital Systems and Software
  • Drawing: Introduction to Observational Drawing
  • Communicating for Design
  • Design Thinking
  • Design Culture and Theory
  • Drawing: Drawing Techniques in Digital Environments
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Design Tools : Digital Visualization in 3D Environments
  • Human Centered Design Lab

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • There is no specific deadline for submitting your application, but we recommend applying well in advance.
  • Intake open for September 2022: December 13, 2021.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Six (6) Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses or equivalent with a combined average of 60% or above (including English, Math)
  • English, Grade 12 (U) with a grade or 65% or higher
  • Mathematics, Grade 11 (U) or (M) or Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 60% or higher
  • Application Questionnaire
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18190 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18190 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8131 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8131 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
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