Your journey towards a career in graphic design for marketing here begins here!
Follow these easy steps to apply to the Graphic Design for Marketing Program at KPU:
Step 1: Apply to KPU
All details on the KPU admissions process and entrance requirements can be found here: http://www.kpu.ca/admission
Apply to KPU online at: kpu.ca/apply
Step 2: Prepare Your Portfolio Package
As part of the application process you will submit a portfolio that presents your potential to work in the field of graphic design for marketing.
To help you create the most effective package possible, we offer workshops, feedback sessions and open houses. Click here for more information on dates to come.
For portfolio requirements and process, click here.
Step 3: Attend Interview
Eligible applicants who have met the application and documentation submission requirements will be contacted for an interview.
Step 4: You’ll be notified of our decision.
Step 5: Pay your deposit
If you are sent an offer to our program, reserve your seat by paying a deposit by the specified deadline. Details will be provided in your offer package from the Admissions Office.
Step 6: Register for classes
Admitted students who have paid the confirmation deposit will receive registration instructions.
Graphic Design for Marketing faculty will contact you via email or phone during the first or second week of May. An official letter will be sent to you from Kwantlen Admissions about the outcome of your interview. The letter will indicate that you are:
- Accepted for entry into the Graphic Design for Marketing Program for Fall 2018, or
- Waitlisted for entry into the Graphic Design for Marketing Program for Fall 2018, or
- Not accepted into the Graphic Design for Marketing Program at this time. If you are not accepted into the GDMA program, you are encouraged to develop your knowledge, skills, and portfolio and begin reapplying as early as November 1, 2018, for the September 2019 intake.
Please ensure that both the Admissions Office and our program assistant Alia Ahmed (firstname.lastname@example.org) have your most current mailing address, phone number, and email address.
If you are accepted for entry into the Graphic Design for Marketing program, you will be notified by a formal letter, and instructed on how to proceed. If Admissions is unable to contact you because you have changed your phone, email or mailing address, then you run the risk of your seat in the program being offered to someone else. Please make sure your contact information is current.
* Important Note *
The Graphic Design for Marketing program is delivered in an e-mobile environment that uses laptop computers and specific software. Students are advised NOT to purchase a personal laptop computer until specifications and requirements have been provided to successful applicants. Options to purchase or lease laptop computers with the requisite course software will be provided by KPU.