Program Information

School: OCAD University
Faculty: School of Art
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Digital Arts
Description: Students who choose Digital Painting and Expanded Animation (DPXA) will see their main area of study — Drawing & Painting or Integrated Media — supplemented by a series of courses to strengthen their digital art and animation skills and better prepare them for a career in various creative industries.

Students applying to OCAD U who are interested in DPXA should selected either Drawing & Painting or Integrated Media as their subject of major.

DPXA students of both majors take many of the same courses, but different degree requirements mean that Drawing & Painting students focus more on digital painting while Integrated Media majors take more time-based media.

URL: Drawing & Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation at OCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,899

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

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

  • English

Although the primary criterion for admission to OCAD University’s studio based programs is a portfolio assessment, strong academic skills are essential for overall success. All offers of admission are conditional upon meeting the minimum academic requirements and supplying all required documentation.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio