Career possibilities: Qualify for a broad range of opportunities such as book and editorial designer, online or print publication designer, graphic designer, web designer, digital artist and brand identity designer.
NIC's interactive media programs provide you with the skills you need today and in the future. Part time study is available but, because technology changes rapidly, you are encouraged to complete your studies as quickly as you can.
During your first year, you will explore the fundamental skills necessary for communication design, such as graphic design, typography, drawing, computer graphics, programming and basic marketing principles.
The second year allows you to familiarize yourself with more specialized tools and skills, such as social media marketing, design for web applications, programming for web, project management and design strategy. You will complete a portfolio project and will have an opportunity to participate in an optional four-week work term.
Upon graduation, you will be well-prepared to continue into NIC's Advanced Communication Design diploma or transfer into your third-year of VIU's Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design major
With experience in both print and web applications, you will qualify for positions at a wide variety of organizations, such as advertising agencies, design studios, new media production firms, web design companies and internet marketing agencies. Career positions may include, but would not be limited to, graphic designer, web designer, book and editorial designer, digital artist and brand identity designer.
You will be required to have sufficient hardware and software for completing coursework. Please review the supply list document for a complete description of technical requirements.
Upgrade your English, math and science courses for entry into the program of your choice. Succeed with the help of NIC’s supportive instructors. Courses are flexible and start several times a year so you can learn at your own pace. We offer daytime and evening options. Learn more
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plus one English course from the following:
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, NIC appointed uniforms, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit tuition page.
MSc (Business Admin) in Management Info Systems (UBC, 1992)
BSc, Computer Science (University of Victoria, 1993)