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Multimedia Design and Development

Multimedia Design and Development (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September


We Are Journalists Designers and Filmmakers

Contact Information

George Paravantes, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4722


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,877.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

$500 – learning materials (per year).


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program.

Our Program

Humber’s Multimedia Design and Development diploma program offers the opportunity to participate in an extensive multimedia education where you’ll build a range of interactive media production skills, including design, motion graphics, web coding, streaming, video and sound editing, prototyping, graphics production and interactive design. Through this learning process, you will develop the fundamental creative and technical multimedia design and development capabilities needed to pursue employment in web design and interactive content development. You’ll learn on and become experienced with industry-standard software such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe Edge, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Audition, Fireworks, Final Cut Pro and Premiere. Web technologies such as HTML5, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, JQuery and Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) are employed in hands-on learning situations in our applied teaching environment.

You will cultivate important teamwork and project management skills through group assignments that will prepare you for collaborative projects in the field and gain a real-world perspective on the nature of multimedia work from experienced and knowledgeable professors. You will be prepared to pursue new media opportunities by developing a comprehensive portfolio that you can present to potential employers or clients online or in person, and have exposure to the entrepreneurial opportunities open to professionals in this rich field. Students in this program will also learn about user experience/interaction design through our unique usability lab.

List of Courses

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Your Career

Demand for creative and effective multimedia content continues to grow across all sectors of the economy, creating a wealth of opportunities for interactive design and development specialists with proven skills and current knowledge of industry needs.

Help corporations, non-profits and government agencies stand out in the vast and cluttered digital universe with your ability to create compelling and effective interactive media content for smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. Your skill at creating a variety of multimedia applications using the full range of industry-standard software will allow you to advance in this rapidly evolving field.

With practical training through our program, you’ll have opportunities at a broad variety of large or small organizations that have media production and presentation facilities. Recent graduates of this program have found work at,,,, Rogers,,,, SapientNitro, CHUM Radio,, CanWest, MTV Canada,, MacLaren McCann, Teletoon,, The Weather Network, and other organizations.

Our Industry Partnerships

Humber is an authorized Adobe Training Centre and member of Adobe Partners by Design, an alliance between Adobe Systems Incorporated and 27 of the top design schools in the world.

Work Placement

In the final semester, you will complete practical fieldwork placements while completing classroom work and the development of an employment portfolio.

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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