At Toronto’s creative core, OCAD University has a long standing tradition of contemporary thinking and practice in art and design. Our graduate degree programs offer the next generation of artists, designers and industry leaders a level of scholarship that is virtually unmatched in Canada.
- Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories (MA)
- Criticism and Curatorial Practice (MFA)
- Digital Futures (MA, MFA, MDes & Graduate Diploma)
- Inclusive Design (MDes)
- Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MFA & MDes)
- Strategic Foresight and Innovation (MDes)
OCAD U delivers specialized, discipline-based education in an interdisciplinary context, integrating studio learning with historical, critical and scientific inquiry. Curriculum has more breadth and depth than any other fine arts program in Canada. Thirteen program majors, and three specializations, lead to either a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) or a Bachelor of Design (BDes).
Bachelor of Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Criticism & Curatorial Practice
Cross-Disciplinary Art: Publication
Digital Futures undergraduate program
Drawing & Painting
Drawing & Painting: Digital Painting & Expanded Animation
Indigenous Visual Culture Program
Integrated Media: Digital Painting & Expanded Animation
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies curriculum covers a wide range of disciplines and forms the academic core of every degree program at OCAD U. Liberal Arts & Sciences courses explore the theories and ideas behind art and design practice, providing historical and critical context to studio work in art and design. Here, students sharpen their capacity to think critically and creatively. They also learn to write well.
Liberal Arts & Sciences courses equip students with the analytical skills they need to execute ideas within the studio.
OCAD U is building on traditional strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinarity, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies.
The university values accessibility, cultural diversity, equitable global citizenship and aesthetic and formal excellence. OCAD U is a leader in art and design advocacy and in sustainability and entrepreneurship.
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