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MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences - ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive environment where creativity and innovation thrive. Faculties focus on teaching, and many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally-recognized research and scholarly and artistic activity that enhances their teaching and the curriculum - and creates opportunities for student involvement in research.
The university offers a broad complement of programs comprised of bachelor and applied degrees, diplomas and certificates. Faculties and schools offer programming in fine arts and communications; health and community studies; liberal arts and sciences; and business.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION
Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:
- Regular Admission
- Mature Admission
- Skills Appraisal
- English Language Proficiency
- Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have:
1. a) An Alberta high school diploma (or equivalent).
b) A minimum overall average of 60 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:
- ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
- One Group A course
- One Group B or C course
- One Group C or D course
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must:
- Be 20 years of age or older
- Have been out of full-time high school at least one year by the beginning of the intake term
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.
Applicants must complete the Skills Appraisal only if they do not present ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65 percent or ELA 30-2 with a minimum grade of 75 percent.
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English Language Proficiency
English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.
All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as one of the following:
- High school transcripts
- Post-secondary transcripts
- Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation
Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.
Other Admission Criteria
Other Admission Criteria will be evaluated through the Program.
Applicants must submit a portfolio and a Statement of Intent to be assessed by a committee of Fine Art faculty.
Successful applicants will demonstrate in their portfolio:
- A basic understanding of composition, colour, tone and perspective
- An interest in working with a variety of mediums and subjects
- An understanding of the difference between ‘fine art’ and commercial forms such as comic and fantasy imagery
- An attention to presentation
Successful applicants will demonstrate in their Statement of Intent:
- The ability to express ideas well in writing
- How this MacEwan University program is aligned with their interests and goals
- An interest in learning about the theories and practice of historical and contemporary art
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.
Tuition $4,020.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,825.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,466.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated September 23, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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