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Interactive Media Design - Web, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Barrie, Canada
Learn to build great user experiences for a variety of applications. A unique blend of design and programming training with the Interactive Media Design - Web course of Georgian College.
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Overview

Program description

Students in the Interactive Media Design - Web course of Georgian College are instructed in the use of current Web and Internet technologies to create innovative, interactive products for a variety of users, platforms, and devices. They are taught to plan, design, and develop engaging and intuitive user interfaces. Courses cover the use of current technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, the Document Object Model (DOM), Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), and a variety of popular scripting frameworks. With a focus on user-centred design, students apply human-computer interaction principles, standards-based technologies, and web application best practices to create an accessible, usable, and captivating user experience.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find employment as designers and/or developers of interactive interfaces for a wide variety of organizations. They may function as internal specialists, or as part of an external team as a contractor or vendor. Such roles require professionals who are well-connected, adaptable, creative, innovative, forward-thinking, and personable team players with strong communication skills. Job titles might include Web Designer/Developer, User Experience Designer, Interactive Designer, Front-End Developer, Full-Stack Developer, Web Content Manager, and User Interface Designer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • HTML, CSS, and JS Fundamentals
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Digital Design Principles
  • User Experience
  • Web Programming using PHP
  • Interface Design Using CSS

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Secondary or high school transcripts with proof of graduation, subjects taken and grades received.

Math and English credits are required at the Grade 12 level.

Technological Requirements

You are required to have a personal notebook computer (either PC or Mac) prior to the start of the program that meets or exceeds the following specifications:

Hardware
  • Intel i3 processor or AMD equivalent
  • 4GB of memory or greater
  • 250GB hard drive
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows (current version)
  • Apple OS X (current version)
Software
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Visual Studio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6870 CAD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1360 CAD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1360 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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