Digital Arts Programs & Courses

Imagine an exciting career where you are creating animated 3D worlds for video games, special effects for movies, or amazing interactive websites. Demand for skilled workers in the digital economy continues to grow and you can be a part of it by studying digital arts at BCIT.

Graduates have a variety of digital media, graphic design, and computer animation skills that can lead to various content creation jobs at gaming studios, digital media companies, and website developers.

Full-time Programs

Diploma | 3D Modeling, Art, and Animation
Diploma | Digital Design and Development
Diploma | Graphic Communications Technology Management
Certificate | New Media Design and Web Development
Certificate | Communication Design Essentials
Associate Certificate | Graphic Design
Associate Certificate | Mobile App Tools

Part-time & Professional Programs

Check current available part-time courses.

Certificate |
Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
Certificate | Media Techniques for Business
Certificate | Web Technologies (Online)*
Associate Certificate | Graphic Design
Associate Certificate | Mobile App Tools
Associate Certificate | Web Technologies (Online)*

*Can be completed entirely Online.

Part-time Courses

BCIT part-time courses are taught in our Downtown Vancouver Campus, Burnaby Campus, and Online. The following grid displays which courses are available at each campus and the semester they are taught. Please be aware that course cost, availability, and location are subject to change.

(F) Fall term is between September to December
(W) Winter term is between January to April
(S) Spring/Summer term is between April to August
Digital Arts Part-time Courses
Terms Campus
MDIA 1026 - Adobe Acrobat Mac
F W
BBY
MDIA 1040 - Graphics 1
F W S BBY
MDIA 1049 - Adobe InDesign Mac 1
F W S BBY
MDIA 1079 - UI/UX Design
F     DTC
MDIA 1089 - Mobile Video and Motion Graphics
F     DTC
MDIA 1099 - Photography
F
S
BBY
MDIA 1105 - Visual Composition and Layout
F W
BBY
MDIA 1140 - Colour Theory for Design
F W S BBY
MDIA 1144 - Practical Colour Management


S BBY
MDIA 1160 - Adobe Illustrator Mac 1
F W S DTC
MDIA 1171 - Adobe After Effects 1
F     DTC
MDIA 1180 - Adobe Photoshop Mac 1
F W S DTC/BBY
MDIA 1205 - Weaving the Web: Publishing on the Internet 1
F W S Online
MDIA 1920 - Typography
F W
S BBY
MDIA 2012 - Digital Darkroom
F W
S DTC
MDIA 2049 - Adobe InDesign Mac 2
F W S BBY
MDIA 2088 - Strategic Design for Business
F
S
BBY
MDIA 2171 - Adobe After Effects 2
F     DTC
MDIA 2180 - Adobe Photoshop Mac 2
F W S BBY
MDIA 2205 - Weaving the Web: Publishing on the Internet 2
F W S Online
MDIA 2260 - Adobe Illustrator Mac 2
F W S DTC
MDIA 2310 - Portfolio Design
F W S
BBY
MDIA 3201 - Intermediate CSS
F W S Online
MDIA 3203 - Photoshop for Web Publishing F W S Online
MDIA 3206 - Audio and Video Technologies for Web Publishing F W
Online
MDIA 3207 - Using Scripting Language on the Web F W S Online
MDIA 3209 - WordPress CMS and Mobile Design
F W  S Online
MDIA 4207 - Web Design Business and Major Project F W S Online
MDIA 4303 - Advanced Design F W S Online
MDIA 4304 - Advanced CSS F W S Online
MDIA 4305 - XML in Web Publishing F W S Online
MDIA 4307 - jQuery in Web Publishing F W S Online
MDIA 4311 - Responsive Web Design
F W S Online
MDIA 4312 - Web and Mobile Analytics
F W  S Online
MDIA 4325 - Using PHP in Web Publishing F W S Online
MDIA 4340 - Mobile Web Design Using jQuery F W S Online
MDIA 4700 - Critical Thinking and Ethics in Media



BBY