Design FoundationsFanshawe College
About this Program
Level: Certificate in Design Foundations
Discpline: Art and Design
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
The Design Foundations certificate program is for students who are interested in exploring a career in design. This foundation year introduces students to the fundamentals of 2D and 3D design principles, drawing and colour theory, idea development, research, presentation skills, portfolio development, design technologies, and communication skills. Take 3D design courses taught by industry leaders. Students experience a year of goal-setting, learning new skills and refining existing skills with the guidance from industry experts through a variety of hands-on projects. Design certificate graduates can use their portfolio and refined skills to move towards a career or pursue further studies in: Interior Decorating Fashion Design Fashion Marketing and Management Graphic Design GIS and Urban Planning Landscape Design Horticulture Technician
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.