Tuition costs, materials fees, and student/activity fees:
A full course load in the GDD Diploma and GDD Major is approximately $4,000 to $5,000 per term for domestic students. All GD courses are $828.24 for 3 credits (2023-2024). Degree and Diploma students should budget an additional $300 to $500 per term for books and supplies.
International Student Fees
Equipment requirements for GDD Diploma and GDD Major students:
Students are required to have a MacBook Pro laptop configured as per GDD specifications. The cost ranges between $2,500 to $3,500. The GDD studio spaces provide access to Adobe CC, scanners, and colour printing.
All new students will receive an email notification with equipment specifications and appointment times for equipment set-up 4-6 weeks before the term start. Questions? Please contact Michael Barker, GDD Design Studio Systems Administrator at 604-504-7441 ext. 6898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equipment access for all other students:
All GD courses are offered in networked Macintosh labs with access to Adobe CC, colour printers, scanners, etc. Designated production labs on Abbotsford campus provide additional access to iMacs for homework and project completion. Purchasing a MacBook Pro is optional, and recommended for students pursuing a Minor. Student computer accounts allow access to UFV computers and network files while on and off-campus.
To find out about equipment specifications, please check out GDD Lab Tech. Or contact our GDD Design Studio Systems Administrator, Michael Barker, at email@example.com.