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Length of Study

4 years

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time

Credential Granted

Bachelor of Design


September (Fall intake)

Part creative mind, part problem solver, you are a budding visual designer—and MacEwan University's Bachelor of Design program wants to see you flourish.

In our four-year degree, you will be introduced to new ways of seeing and thinking about design. You will learn how to creatively transform a message, to craft a visual statement that persuades, informs, motivates or entertains. A balance of practice-based, hands-on research and theory-driven coursework prepares you to design effectively and solve communication problems to improve people’s lives. Students can focus in visual communication design or user experience design or a combination of courses that suits their own interests.

Become a 21st century designer

Brenna Voogd, Senior Director, Studio, at FKA, talks about designers who use their eye for design and an understanding of their audiences' needs to get to solutions that both look good and function effectively. "I think what MacEwan is doing is groundbreaking," says Brenna about the Bachelor of Design.

Design is the defining skill set of this century, and you can learn it at MacEwan.



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Bachelor of Design: Fall 2019

Our newest degree places the applied arts, design thinking and social sciences at the core of your education. Pathways in visual communication design and user experience design prepare you to design effectively and solve communication problems that impact people's lives.

Applications open October 1, 2018.

Fill your days with art and light

Public and private galleries to display your work, spacious workshops and custom-built photography, sculpting and drawing studios, natural light everywhere—welcome to Allard Hall. Prepare for a career in fine art or design in the heart of downtown Edmonton.

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