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Interactive Media Design

Fanshawe College
60 weeks
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
London (Ontario, Canada)

Program description

Interactive Media Design

There's never been a better time to be an artist. The new media landscape is ripe with endless career opportunities that will test the limits of your imagination, while providing a powerful and meaningful entertainment experience to consumers. If you're looking for a career creating magic, the Interactive Media Design program will give you the skills to bring your creativity to life

Web design courses that spark your creativity

In our web designing course, you’ll polish your skills in computer-based web design and programming, 3-D, special effects, animation, effects for film and video and design for print. You’ll take courses in design, coding, marketing and media management and incorporate industry-standard tools from companies such as Adobe, Maxon, etc., as well as open-source technologies for Web application development. Our web design program prepares you to be a dynamically trained artist with the technological know-how to embark on an exciting career. You'll also get hands on, practical training from industry professionals, and have the freedom to create your own visual and audio masterpieces

Admission requirements

  • OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U),University/College (M), or Open (O) stream


  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)


  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)


  • Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years SDS Program Requirements
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with a score of 60 in writing, reading and speaking and a score of 50 in listening
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Level 1

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Reason and Writing 1-Contemporary Media
  • Digital Media Theory and Project Mgmt 1
  • Design and Image 1
  • Multi-Media Production
  • Visual Communication 1
  • Multimedia Authoring 1

Level 2

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Communications for Media
  • Multimedia Authoring 2
  • Web Development 1
  • Design and Image 2
  • Motion Design 1
  • Digital Media Theory and Project Mgmt 2

Level 3

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Electronic Image Production
  • Multimedia Authoring 3
  • Web Development 2
  • Motion Design 2

Level 4

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Multimedia Authoring 4
  • Video Production
  • Multimedia Marketing/Business Management
  • Multimedia and the Internet
  • Career Research
  • Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Canadian students

The tuition fee for Canadian students is 2,117.70 CAD, and the total fees are 2,871.08 CAD.

International students

The tuition fee for International students is 7,596.00 CAD, and the total fees are 8,955.36 CAD.

Please note fees are subject to change. Please visit Fanshawe’s website for the most up to date information.


Credential - Ontario College Diploma

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to

  1. complete both individual and collaborative interactive media projects effectively
  2. use best practices and tools to design and develop dynamic, rich-media content
  3. contribute to the assessment of the requirements of an interactive media project
  4. contribute to the development, budgeting, planning and professional presentation of an interactive media project
  5. design a media project (interface, navigation, graphics, text treatment) using current best practice design and development principles, and applying conceptual and theoretical frameworks
  6. build effective and dynamic Web sites and/or mobile applications
  7. identify and analyze ethical and professional issues arising in an online environment
  8. apply research and conceptual skills to propose possible solutions for mobile/multimedia/Web development problems
  9. use creative and critical thinking techniques in the effective design, development and implementation of an interactive media project
  10. contribute to the assessment of the financial, technical and artistic success of an interactive media project

Career opportunities

Some self-employed programsrs work from home, communication design studios, computer software development firms, interactive software publishers, media production companies, or information technology consulting firms

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About this institute

Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada - approximately two hours from Niagara Falls, Toronto, or Detroit. There are 21,000 full-time students at Fanshawe, including 7,500 international students from more than 100 different countries. Fanshawe...

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Why study at Fanshawe College

London is a great location - a large city with a population of close to 500,000, so there is something for everyone. It is small enough to be more affordable than some of the larger cities and it is very student-friendly. Fanshawe College has a 90.3% percent Graduate Employment Rate, which is number one among Ontario colleges. There are also 60 co-op programs available, where students can "earn while they learn."

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Fanshawe College

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
N5Y 5R6 London Ontario

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