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  •     One-year post-graduate diploma
  •     September entry date
  •     Annual application Deadline: May 10
  •     Exchange District Campus (formerly Princess Street Campus), Winnipeg
  •     Laptop delivery (buy your own laptop)
  •     Credit transfer opportunities: Athabasca University, University of Manitoba
  •     The International Applicant Early Application Deadline is November 21. The International Applicant Early Portfolio Submission Deadline is January 4.


Students in the Communication Design program will develop investigative and exploratory work that challenges ideas about what is traditionally accepted as output from a graphic design school. Through a series of thoughtful projects that casually blur disciplinary boundaries, the Communication Design program continually breaks new ground in building future generations of design thinkers at Red River College Polytechnic.

Graduate Profile

The Communication Design graduate will learn to:
1. Design products and communications based on strategy and conceptual thinking
2. Explore advanced visual storytelling techniques to create motion graphics
3. Design and develop advanced interactive projects
4. Collaborate and communicate professionally
5. Communicate using advanced typographic methodologies
6. Define problems, determine target audience, manage project scope, apply research methods to determine design focus
7. Isolate an approach and implement into an effective design solution
8. Manage, evaluate and execute projects using appropriate industry standard tools and best practices
9. Showcase advanced skills across the spectrum of the design process
10. Apply lifelong learning habits; accept responsibility, take ownership, learn from mistakes, and show humility in order to build professional practices

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