Apply to Second Year Bachelor of Design

Are you thinking about applying to Visual Communications Design or Photography?

Internal Applicants 

Students currently attending AUArts. 

How to apply

Students interested in being considered for Fall admission to second year of the Bachelor of Design (BDes), must apply by submitting their portfolio through SlideRoom.  

See links in the Student Success Centre.

Deadline to submit your BDes application portfolio | May 1 at 11:59 p.m. MST

Late applications will not be considered.

>>> View Bachelor of Design Portfolio requirements 

Bachelor of Design (BDes) Majors: 

Visual Communications Design (VCD) - Illustration/Character Design

Visual Communications Design (VCD) – Advertising/Graphic Design



External Applicants

Students not currently attending AUArts.

To apply to the Bachelor of Design as a Transfer Applicant from another post-secondary institution, you must have completed the equivilant of AUArts' First Year Studies. This includes returning AUArts students who have been away from AUArts for more than one calendar year. 

>>> How to apply to the Bachelor of Design from another institution  

Note: applicants who have not completed the equivalent of First Year Studies, must apply and complete First Year Studies prior to applying for admission to the Bachelor of Design.