Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Design and Visual Communications, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Description: Behind the success of every product, business, and industry are designers working on critical aspects such as advertising, packaging, and product concept and development. The Design program’s Business and Marketing route gives you access to courses in the School of Business, including economics, accounting, marketing, and consumer studies. With an increased understanding of market and consumer behaviors, you will be better able to analyze, interpret, and strategize for success as a designer.

Designers create innovative solutions for industry and community that shape how our world looks and functions, from information design and environmental signage to the design of medical assistive devices. Our Bachelor of Design degree in the Faculty of Arts, one of the most innovative of its kind in North America, focuses on socially responsible and sustainable design in the areas of Industrial Design and Visual Communication Design. In addition to a specialization, you may choose one of the following program routes: Business and Marketing, Engineering, Computing Science, Social Sciences, Printmaking, or General Route.

URL: Design – Business and Marketing Route at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Fundraising Consultants,Buyers,Advertising and Promotion Consultants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English
  • 3 of Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

A successful portfolio is required for admission to this program. Submit your portfolio to the Department of Art and Design by May 1. Assessment may include an interview.