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Emily Carr University - Graduate Programs

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1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6H 3R9

Design

   
Program Information
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Design and Visual Communications, General
Description Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, MDes is a two-year, full-time, research-oriented, interdisciplinary degree for creative professionals at the forefront of design. As a graduate, you will be poised to take leadership roles across a diverse range of established and emerging professions. ReThink by drawing upon your knowledge and experience to push the boundaries and purposes of design by integrating design research methodologies within theoretical and experimental frameworks. ReNew your design practice by engaging in independent and collaborative advanced-level research, studio practice, prototyping, co-creation methods, and critical studies, to develop a rigorous critical framework synthesizing research, theory, and practice. ReDesign your own research and approach within a range of established and emerging fields including: Health Design, Recreation Design, Soft Product Design, Communication Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Sustainable Design, and Service Systems Design.
Website: Design at Emily Carr University - Graduate Programs
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$18,690.72
Requirements
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate of Proficiency in English [min. C] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are evaluated by the Admissions Committee on the basis of a visual portfolio, combined with academic records, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of intent.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: January 30, 2018