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Visual Merchandising Arts
Conestoga College - Kitchener - Doon Kitchener , Ontario
  • Duration: 4 Semester
  • Degree Name: Visual Merchandising Arts
  • Discipline Arts and Humanities
  • Program Level: Diploma
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Special Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 / High School with English (min 65 %)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 5.5 , Min Writing: 5.5 , Min Listening: 5.5 , Min Speaking: 5.5 )

Imagine pursuing your passion in the highly creative industry of visual merchandising, the art and science behind retail design and development. You will combine the art of window displays, prop making, graphic design, event planning and photo styling with the science of floor planning, planogramming, branding and marketing, and entrepreneurship. It is the process of creating an inviting and interactive environment for the consumer utilizing a variety of on-trend mediums, materials, software and technology. This two-year diploma program focuses on project-based, hands-on learning for the creative problem solver! A field placement opportunity is provided in the second year of the program to gain industry experience in the field of visual display and merchandising as well as make some new partnerships with industry members. Conestoga is the only college offering Visual Merchandising Arts graduates the opportunity to earn a second two-year diploma in Interior Decorating in just one year! Successful students become even more marketable, capable of designing for both commercial interiors and home interiors!

Description Sub Total
Avg Application Fee $100
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $12500
Avg Yearly Cost of Living $12960
Estimated Other school expenses and fees $0
Estimated Total/Year $25560.00
Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.

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