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Graduate Certificate in Concept Art for Entertainment

George Brown College - Waterfront Campus George Brown College - Waterfront Campus, Canada

Intake Sep 2023

Jan 2023, Sep 2022

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 29329

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 110

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12 months


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Program Overview

The Concept Art for Entertainment program will train students to meet industry demand for concept artists and fine artists with a focus in entertainment fields. Strategically designed to provide specialized skills for graduates of Game - Art, Interaction Design and Graphic Design, the intensive curriculum emphasizes the development of artistic and direction techniques relevant to the industry, namely concept art production and visual conceptualization, in real-world scenarios.

Students will become proficient with production processes, defining art styles and drawing techniques by interpreting stories, character profiles and design documentation. Throughout their time in the program, students will assemble a personal portfolio, while designing and directing the art production for games and film. This experience will provide graduates with the necessary professional practices to enter the workforce or become entrepreneurs.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
    • Propose artistic solutions to abstract design challenges according to project requirements and constraints.
    • Produce conceptualized art in a format that meets the needs of identified audiences and clients.
    • Select appropriate tools and software for the creation of conceptualized artwork.
    • Produce a portfolio showcasing a combination of diverse artistic styles that reflect conceptualized art standards.
    • Plan and create conceptualized artwork for digital media.
    • Apply effective entrepreneurial and business practices and project management skills to the profession of independent and/or company conceptual artist.
    • Contribute to and lead multi-disciplinary project teams to complete complex projects.
    • Select appropriate marketable concept art for public release.

Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88.0  Minimum Listening - 22.0  Minimum Reading - 22.0  Minimum Writing - 22.0  Minimum Speaking - 22.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60.0  Minimum Listening - 55.0  Minimum Reading - 55.0  Minimum Writing - 55.0  Minimum Speaking - 55.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 125.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelor of Fine Arts; or Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Game, Graphics or Arts field

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
125 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 110

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12000 Per year

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