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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

In this course, students will learn how to create and edit images and utilize them as a design tool to express ideas. The differences between raster and vector editing techniques will be explained, as well as when it is best to use each of them. Students will learn how to isolate and colour correct parts of an image. They will also learn how to enhance images using retouching. To strengthen the final design, variant techniques will be introduced, such as masking, blending, and painting with brushes. Students will showcase their understanding of these topics by completing individual assignments, as well as working in teams in a final project.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize Photoshop’s selection methods to isolate parts of an image.
  • Explain how colour corrections are applied to all or parts of an image.
  • Describe the differences between raster and vector-based editing techniques.
  • Utilize different retouching tools to enhance an image.
  • Apply different types of masks.
  • Use text and shape layers to finalize a design.
  • Edit images or masks using brushes.
  • Apply blending modes to enhance the appearance and opacity of a layer.
  • Change the resolution of an image and export it for different mediums.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Photoshop (MDIA 2190) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Digital Design and Development
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Digital Media Foundations
    Associate Certificate Part-time

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Full-Stack Web Development
    Diploma Full-time


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