Overview

NBCCD welcomes students of all ages, artistic experience and cultures. Our programs are designed to foster your unique creative voice and vision and prepare you for a career in a growing creative economy. We offer:

  • 1-year Certificate Programs in Foundation Visual Arts (FVA) and Advanced Studio Practice
  • 2-year Diplomas in Aboriginal Visual Arts (AVA), Ceramics, Digital Media, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Jewellery/Metal Arts, Photography and Textile Design.
  • 2+2 (4-year) Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA) Degree with the University of New Brunswick (UNB)

PROGRAMS AND EDUCATIONAL PATH AT A GLANCE

1-Year Certificate Foundation of Visual Arts:
If you are a beginner in the field of art, craft and design, the Foundation Visual Arts (FVA) Certificate is your starting point. The 1-year, 2-semester FVA Certificate will give you a solid foundation in art, craft and design in your chosen field and prepare you to enter our Diploma programs. Click here for more info

2-Year Diplomas:
If you are a Foundation Visual Arts (FVA) graduate or have demonstrated equivalent experience and qualifications, you are ready to study for an NBCCD 2-year Diploma program. Diplomas in art, craft and design take either 4 or 6 semesters over 2 years of study, resulting in a high skill level in your chosen discipline.

You can earn a 2-year Diploma at NBCCD in: Aboriginal Visual Arts, Ceramics, Digital Media, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Jewellery/Metal Arts, Photography, Textile Design

1-Year Certificate In Advanced Studio Practice:
If you are an NBCCD Diploma graduate or have equivalent experience and qualifications, you are encouraged to apply for our 1-year post-diploma Advanced Studio Practice certificate. This is an intensive 3 semesters of career-focused advanced research in a single discipline in the areas of Aboriginal Visual Arts, Ceramics, Digital Media, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Jewellery/Metal Arts, Photography or Textile Design. Click here for more info.

4-Year Bachelor Of Applied Arts (BAA) Degree:
If you want a degree in Applied Arts, take advantage of our special NBCCD and UNB partnership. You will take 2 years of full-time courses at the College and 2 years of full-time courses at UNB for a BAA Degree conferred by the University of New Brunswick. Click here for more info

 

 

All NBCCD programs provide:

  • opportunities to be either a full-time or part-time student.
  • an academic year consisting of 2 or 3 semesters, depending on your program of study.
  • classes scheduled from late August/early September to April for 2 semesters or to mid-June for a third semester.
  • hands-on, career-oriented, experiential, learner-centred classes with both practical and theoretical instruction.
  • award-winning and internationally recognized instructors and technicians.
  • individual attention in small classes that average 12 students.
  • Learn more about our instructors and staff

FULL-TIME STUDENT VS. PART-TIME STUDENT:

Full-Time:
You will enrol in a College program and register for a minimum of 60% of a full course load. Students with a permanent disability must enrol in at least 40% of a full course load.

Part-Time:
You will enrol in a College program and register for less than 60% of a full course load. Part-time students with a permanent disability may enrol in less than 40% of a full course load. Direct your application request to the Registrar’s Office, nbccdregistrar@gnb.ca. Part-time applications are processed after all full-time applicants are admitted.

Jan 19

Deadline for Course Changes

Feb 13

NBCC Foundation Awards Reception

Feb 19

Family Day (College Closed)

Feb 28

Revenue Canada T2202A (Tax Forms) Issued

New Brunswick College of Craft & Design

Visit Our Campus

The best way to find out if NBCCD is the place for you is to visit our campus for a guided tour. During your tour, you will have the opportunity to chat with instructors, meet current students, see student work and observe in-class demos. Tours are available Mondays and Wednesdays. Contact us at nbccdrecruiting@gnb.ca to schedule your tour today!

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