Program Suspended If you are looking to further your education in the creative field you may be interested in a number of the programs offered at the School of Media, Art & Design. To ensure we are providing our students with the most up-to-date and innovative training, our program offerings respond to industry and student needs. Regular program reviews as well as applicant demand will determine academic programs to be suspended or cancelled. These mechanisms ensure that we are offering a program selection that is comprehensive, in demand and industry driven. Students can enter a program knowing that it has been carefully designed by Durham College and leading employers to ensure they are gaining the skills and knowledge needed to start a successful career. Explore these related offerings: Advertising – Digital Media Management (graduate certificate) Two semesters Ontario College Graduate Certificate Oshawa Designed for students with previous education and/or experience in advertising and marketing communications, this program will broaden understanding of integrated campaigns, while teaching new skills in the strategic planning, content creation, research, design, and implementation of digital programs. Advertising and Marketing Communications Four semesters Ontario College Diploma Oshawa This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the evolving and exciting world of advertising. Animation – Digital Production Six semesters Ontario College Advanced Diploma Oshawa This challenging 3D and 2D digital animation program focuses on character performance and storytelling, supported by modelling and rigging, cinematics, lighting, surfacing and design. Broadcasting – Radio and Contemporary Media Four semesters Ontario College Diploma Oshawa Television, radio and web-based media are evolving at a rapid pace and this program provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to succeed in this constantly evolving sector. Fine Arts – Advanced Six semesters Ontario College Advanced Diploma Oshawa The Fine Arts - Advanced program will push you along the path you have chosen, challenging you through critical discussions, pointing you to artists with similar concerns and aesthetics, and encouraging you to grow and achieve the potential evident in your preliminary explorations. Foundations in Art and Design Two semesters Ontario College Certificate Oshawa Learn art and design-related media, tools and techniques necessary to create a portfolio that demonstrates your creative and technical skills. Game – Art Six semesters Ontario College Advanced Diploma Oshawa This program offers a well-balanced education in every aspect of the game development process, with a focus towards training artists for the game industry. Graphic Design Six semesters Ontario College Advanced Diploma Oshawa This program will prepare you for the graphic design field as an entry-level designer. You will learn the skills required to solve specific visual problems through practical work that covers a broad spectrum of visual communication in corporate, editorial and advertising design. Interactive Media Design Four semesters Ontario College Diploma Oshawa From touchscreen applications and websites to motion design and video, interactive media designers create the User Experience (UX). Journalism – Mass Media/Journalism Four semesters/Six semesters Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma Oshawa An education in journalism provides excellent training in critical thinking, writing and presenting ideas while preparing students for one of the most interesting careers imaginable. Journalism and Creative Writing – NEW Eight semesters plus field placement Ontario College Diploma and Bachelor of Arts Degree Durham College, Oshawa campus Trent University Durham GTA Durham College (DC) and Trent University Durham GTA (Trent) have teamed up to create an exciting new integrated diploma and degree program — blending practical media production experience with crucial critical thinking and writing skills. Music Business Administration (two-year)/Music Business Management (three-year) Four semesters/Six semesters Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma Oshawa The Music Business Administration/Management programs prepare students to enter any field of the music industry equipped with a solid foundation of relevant knowledge and business practices, and plenty of hands-on experience. Photography Four semesters Ontario College Diploma Oshawa Photographers use their cameras as tools of exploration and instruments for change. For the past 150 years photographers have helped shape our world and given us a better understanding of human nature. PR and Strategic Communications Five semesters Ontario College Advanced Diploma Oshawa As one of the top ten in demand professions in Canada, public relations professionals, including communications and media relations specialists, share vital messages through attention-grabbing writing, video, social media, special events and fundraising campaigns. Video Production Four semesters Ontario College Diploma Oshawa Students in this program explore the nature of creative storytelling by writing, shooting and editing documentaries, short narratives and corporate videos.