Art & Design College in Vancouver, Canada

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Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD):
Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD) is an innovative and dynamic college of creative applied arts. Our small, intimate campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC, near major bus routes and steps away from the Skytrain. VCAD offers a range of Art and Design diploma programs in fields including fashion, graphic design, interior design, and animation.

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Up-to-date Technical Skills:

Photo of Art & Design College in Vancouver, CanadaOur Applied Arts curriculum has been developed to ensure that our graduates are successful in meeting the employment requirements of these industries.

We know that employers want graduates that are knowledgeable about their field and possess the most up-to-date technical skills.

Our students receive focused and specialized training on the tools, techniques and technology used in their chosen career field.

By the end of their studies, graduates will have developed the expertise needed to create a professional portfolio that showcases their creativity and talent while displaying the skill set that employers look for.

VCAD maintains close ties with the fashion, graphic design and video gaming industries to continually assess our curriculum and gain insight about industry needs.

Applied Arts Diploma Programs:

- 3D Modelling, Animation Art & Design
- Graphic Design
- Visual Effects Art & Design
- Game Development and Design
- Mobile Game Development and Design
- Interior Design
- Fashion Design
- Fashion Design (Specialization in Marketing)
- Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion

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