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<p>In the Material Art &amp; Design program, you will learn how to create jewellery, textiles and ceramics as a professional studio artist or designer. You'll focus on making your own designs and will learn the critical and business
skills you'll need to succeed.</p>
<p>In this program, you can choose to focus on textiles or jewellery and metalsmithing. You can also take electives in ceramics, fashion design and wearable technology. Program instructors are top textile, jewellery and ceramics artists

<p>In the Illustration program, you will learn how to produce images that complement the written word or stand on their own. You'll be encouraged to express your individual artistic voice, while examining the world we live in. </p>
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<p>This is Canada's top advertising program through a combo of classes in graphic design, branding, creative copywriting and career-building skills. More than half of students get offered jobs before they even graduate at Canada's only four-year university advertising program.</p>

Frequently asked questions

Q. When is the application deadline?

Graduate applications for the 2019 academic year are still open! Get your applications in soon - most programs will no longer accept applications after Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 (11:59pm EST). 

Visiting students


Graduate students at other universities who wish to take courses at OCAD University not leading to a degree may be admitted, with the appropriate permissions, through the Ontario Visiting Graduate Student Plan (OVGS) or the

Application process

The May 1st application deadline has now passed, however we are still able to accept applications to all programs for summer/fall 2019.

Application requirements

The May 1st application deadline has now passed, however we are still able to accept applications to all programs for summer/fall 2019.


Independent Study, Undergraduate

Independent study provides students with the opportunity to undertake studies of significance to their educational objectives, where otherwise not available through the regular university curriculum. Independent studies are supervised and evaluated by OCAD University faculty*. See Senate Policy #1012 Independent Study, Undergraduate.

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Faculty of Art Florence Program

A renewed Faculty of Art Florence Program will be launched for the 2019/20 academic year. 

Florence Program 2019-20
Student Information Session
Monday, February 11 
1:15 PM
MCA 284

Thank you to members of the community for your contribution to the review of the program.

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