You have the creativity and talent to become a designer, but with all the career possibilities out there it’s hard to pick just one discipline. Find your focus in our Foundations in Design (FIND) program. This one-year certificate will give your design career a solid foundation. You’ll learn design fundamentals, explore your career options, and discover where your true passion lies. In just eight months, you’ll graduate with a portfolio that will open doors to the top design schools across Canada. Our graduates go on to successful careers in everything from graphic design to furniture design to sustainable design. Why take a risk on a four-year degree in a discipline that may not be right for you? Come FIND your true potential with us.
Take your first steps towards building your career. Come FIND your true potential with us.
"Words cannot describe how much I have learned by being part of this amazing Foundation program. I feel it has strongly prepared me for the Interior Design Degree program. The FIND program has taught me how to think contextually and how to develop design that matters. Taking risks was something I was always frightened by, but FIND broke down that barrier for me. This program has made me a better person and designer because I learned how to time manage many aspects of my life. FIND has taught me how to work as a team and to be inspired by what's around me. All in all, FIND has impacted my life and learning astronomically."
2012 Graduate - Foundations in Design
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New Course for Summer 2018
Create visually engaging presentations and projects for any field of study.
Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to articulate your design ideas at the Wilson School of Design this Summer 2018! In Introduction to Digital Studio using Macintosh, you will develop the skills to produce, edit and manipulate text and image to present digital design solutions. This course is open to all KPU students.
Register now for FIND 1240 on the KPU Online Self-Service site.