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The following information is from the 2019 - 2020 academic year.

Web Design and Interactive Media


Advanced Diploma


Program Code: 11511

Length: 6 semesters starting in September

As digital technology becomes more central to our lives, there is an increased demand for employees who can imagine, design and develop digital media and interactive experiences. Graduates of this program find employment as interactive designers and developers in a variety of companies including interactive studios, advertising agencies, as freelance designers, and with start-ups creating the next great digital product or app.

The creation of interactive media requires a diverse skill set, including visual design, coding, the ability to imagine what does not yet exist, and the production skills to build it. You will be able to learn real-world user experience skills through our unique, state-of-the-art mobile usability lab and a capstone project undertaken in partnership with an industry partner. Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive portfolio of work and key networking contacts to help you launch your career.

Work Placement

This program does not have a work placement component, however, within the final year, you are connected with an industry partner for an industry project. These are generally done at the studio of the industry partner, allowing you to get a feel for the studio environment and build relationships that can lead to employment. Additionally, the program stresses engagement with industry through guest speakers, studio tours, facilitating freelance work and conference participation.

Courses

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: 
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) 
      • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2019-2020 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,754.50
  • international: $17,840.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $1,877.25 $0.00
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $1,877.25 $0.00
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $1,877.25 $0.00
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $1,877.25 $0.00
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $1,877.25 $0.00
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $1,877.25 $0.00

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

David Neumann, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4682
david.neumann@humber.ca
mediastudies.humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: December 1, 2020