Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: School of Information Technology
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Graphic Communications, General
Description: This degree/diploma combination opens doors for you to a broad range of career opportunities such as computer animation, video game design and development, digital video and audio effects, user interface design, multimedia development, dynamic web application design and e-commerce, as well as many others. The real essence is that the commonality between these disciplines enables you to take classes that gear you towards a variety of career paths.

The Interactive Multimedia and Design (IMD) program provides multidisciplinary education in diverse, yet connected, subject matter such as: computer animation and video effects, game design and development, virtual reality systems, graphic design, 3D visualization, human computer interaction (HCI) and electronic commerce. Your education will focus on the entire design process from initial concept all the way through to final realisation. The IMD program is aimed at students who have a potential for being artistically creative and technologically adept; students who have a keen interest in designing the next generation of multimedia rich applications and products.

URL: Interactive Multimedia and Design at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $29,660
Careers: Animators,Video Game Level Designer,Video Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 72 to 75

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

  • Grade12 Advanced Functions

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio