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Diploma in Visual Merchandising Arts Sheridan College - Hazel McCallion Campus Sheridan College - Hazel McCallion Campus, Canada


Jan 2023, Jan 2024, Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 16206

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

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24 months


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Program Overview

Apply your creativity and passion for design to help brands succeed
If you’re a creative hands-on learner that loves to collaborate with like-minded individuals, our Visual Merchandising Arts program could be a great fit. In this dynamic two-year diploma program, you’ll learn how to develop exciting and memorable installations for big and small brands both online and in-store. You’ll also develop a greater understanding of how brands attract consumers, maximize their engagement, and motivate them to buy.

Get ready for a career in visual merchandising with hands-on experience
Collaborate on installations from concept to creation including retail windows, pop-up shops, and interior retail environments
Use visual storytelling for social, digital, and physical branding and marketing
Style for fashion, products, and interiors for use in both media and physical retail environments
Engage in hands-on fabrication of sustainable prop and fixture design
Learn in dedicated visual merchandising studios with all the resources you can imagine
At our LEED-certified Hazel McCallion Campus in the heart of Mississauga, you’ll have access to a dedicated visual merchandising studio and prop room; window display environments; a material resource room; our cutting-edge sustainable Material Connexions Library (one of only two in Canada!); a wood shop; fabrication facilities; and a large-format printing centre.

Working in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of practicing professors who are well-connected to industry, you’ll be on your way to a successful professional career in visual merchandising.

Dive into the industry through an exciting field placement
You’ll have the opportunity to select from a curated list of leading industry partners to complete your 160 hours of field placement. During this placement you'll be able to apply the skills you’ve learned and build your professional network. Field placement hosts offer experiences in retail merchandising, styling, fabrications, marketing, branding, events and digital marketing.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any one module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58 - With no score less than - 49
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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