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An advanced diploma provides the necessary knowledge and skills that a student would need to start a career in a number of fields, and it takes less time to earn than most degree programs.

A Master of Arts or Master of Science degree is a graduate-level course of study that typically requires more rigorous and focused work than an undergraduate degree. Students may pursue this education to deepen their understanding of topics learned in undergraduate school or to train for a specific career field.

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Cambrian College

Imagine a career working in a laboratory environment extracting valuable metals from raw materials, working on environmental sustainability, developing new and improved f ... [+]

Overview

Imagine a career working in a laboratory environment extracting valuable metals from raw materials, working on environmental sustainability, developing new and improved fuels, or developing the next generation of medications. Chemical engineering is a broad field that delves into all of these areas and more.

Cambrian's Chemical Engineering Technology program is the only one of its kind in Ontario and is designed to develop the skill sets you will need to work in any of these exciting fields. It couples fundamental theory with the necessary hands-on, practical laboratory training required for employment in various chemical industries and environmental sectors. You will work independently and in groups to build the self-directed study and teamwork skills you will need within various workplace settings.... [-]

Canada Sudbury
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Full-time
7 semesters
Campus
Cambrian College

Cambrian’s award-winning Graphic Design faculty will challenge you through course work and diverse, real-world projects to help you develop your creative talents and beco ... [+]

Overview

Cambrian’s award-winning Graphic Design faculty will challenge you through course work and diverse, real-world projects to help you develop your creative talents and become a professional visual communication designer. The Graphic Design curriculum is career-focused and rigorous, with attention given to both traditional skills and new technologies. In addition, you will develop skills in critical thinking, creativity and concept driven work, allowing you to be agile in the evolving and demanding industry of professional communication.

Using current industry software in the College's state-of-the-art graphic design labs, you will learn how to creatively develop ideas and manipulate space, type, images, and colour to take your work from concept sketch to strategically-designed printed, web-based, or digital form. Projects provide you with applied experience in branding, identity (logos & trademarks) and environmental design, website design/development, print-production, advertising design, illustration, photography, typography and much more.... [-]

Canada Sudbury
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Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
Cambrian College

Learn how to tell dynamic and convincing 2D and 3D animated stories on screen from our talented professors who have worked on audience favourites like Tarzan, 9, and the ... [+]

Overview

Learn how to tell dynamic and convincing 2D and 3D animated stories on screen from our talented professors who have worked on audience favourites like Tarzan, 9, and the Tom and Jerry Show.

Our program is based on the curriculum of Sheridan's renowned Animation program at the diploma level. You'll gain a working knowledge of traditional, 2D, and 3D methods of animation while becoming proficient with the 12 principles of animation. You'll develop strong and dynamic storytelling, drawing, and animation skills that are brought to life on screen through a series of projects and an eventual final film. When you graduate, you will be able to showcase convincing performances through both traditional and digital animation alongside a final production-ready portfolio.... [-]

Canada Sudbury
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Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
Sault College

This accelerated program will give you the tools you need to create visually stunning work that incorporates solutions for the ever-growing digital age.Emphasis is placed ... [+]

Graphic Design - Digital Media (1094) 2 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma Program Overview In a fast-paced digital world, Graphic Design is more in-demand in the workplace than ever before. Sault College`s new accelerated advanced diploma program in Graphic Design will allow you to complete a 3-year program in only 2-years, getting you trained and ready for employment faster than ever. The building blocks of great design come from creative minds, and fostering unique design solutions is key for creating work that stands above the crowd. This program helps students do so by focussing on the core courses in design and then expanding on those key elements to more advanced study. This accelerated program will give you the tools you need to create visually stunning work that incorporates solutions for the ever-growing digital age. Emphasis is placed on project-based learning, giving you a strong foundation in the exhilarating design process. Incorporating an array of both technology and media, you will receive your training alongside experienced and supportive professors and industry consultants who will help you develop a professional and industry relevant portfolio that will get you noticed. In this way, we are able to train talented designers who are ready for the work force in only two years. We can offer you:... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Sault College

The two-year Electrical Engineering Technology - Process Automation program provides you with the basic knowledge of electricity and electronics. ... [+]

Electrical Engineering Technology - Process Automation (4029) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology - Process Automation diploma program are now able to transfer to Lake Superior State University into the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology degree program. For more information about this exciting opportunity please visit the University Pathways page on the Sault College website.

The two-year Electrical Engineering Technology - Process Automation program provides you with the basic knowledge of electricity and electronics. As a student, you will learn to apply related subjects such as computer technology, industrial electronics, instrumentation, electrical machines, robotics, power electronics, and automated control systems. As a graduate, you will be able to approach industrial electrical and electronic systems from the viewpoint of analysis, technical evaluation, design, and development. This program concentrates on the in-depth study of electrical and electronic principles as they apply to the automated systems using programmable logic controllers. Thru-way programs offer diplomas at the completion of Year 2 and have additional year of study when there is sufficient enrolment.... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Fanshawe College

As a student in one of Canada's most well-respected graphic design programs, you'll develop a knock-out portfolio, rub shoulders with industry professionals, and build yo ... [+]

Program description

L.E.A.P. (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes) is located on Wright State University’s main campus in Dayton, Ohio. L.E.A.P. provides full-time intensive English instruction and offers non-native speakers the linguistic, academic and social skills they need to be successful in an American university. Students come to L.E.A.P. for a variety of reasons. Some studies in L.E.A.P. for a short time to improve their English language skills; others seek degrees from Wright State University.

L.E.A.P. offers: An integrated curriculum reinforces input and results in greater retention. TOEFL waiver for admission to Wright State University for qualified undergraduate and graduate students who successfully complete the L.E.A.P. program. Visit the University Center for International Education Admissions page to find out the admission criteria for available programs. Test Preparation course offered to Level 4 students to practice for IELTS and TOEFL tests. Experienced faculty, all with advanced degrees in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or a related field and experience teaching English at the university level. Writing classes in computer labs using the latest computer technology. Collaboration with Wright State University’s TESOL Program and many university courses. Field trips to local sites of interest and other extracurricular activities. Access to all Wright State University’s academic and recreational facilities. L.E.A.P. offers four levels of instruction: Level 1 (High Beginning) Level 2 (Low Intermediate / Intermediate) Level 3 (High Intermediate) Level 4 (Advanced) L.E.A.P. provides opportunities for enhanced learning: Grammar and Pronunciation workshops offered by the TESOL Program Individual weekly... [-]
Canada London Simcoe Saint Thomas Woodstock  + 1 More
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Fanshawe College

With Fanshawe's Civil Engineering Technology program, you'll study structural engineering concepts like the design of steel frame and reinforced concrete buildings. You'l ... [+]

Infrastructure is the glue that keeps cities and towns connected, vibrant, and safe. From the water to storm, sewer and highway systems, our health and safety rely on trained and experienced civil engineers to maintain, design and build the vital infrastructure of our cities and towns.

With Fanshawe's Civil Engineering Technology program, you'll study structural engineering concepts like the design of steel frame and reinforced concrete buildings. You'll analyze theories for the treatment of water, sewage and solid wastes. You'll learn how to select and test construction materials, and you'll develop skills in computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting electronic surveying methods and writing technical reports. You'll be trained to ensure that our communities remain safe and connected by learning on cutting-edge engineering technology, and within-class lectures. As well, you'll receive hands-on experience in the field of civil engineering, with a full twelve months of a paid co-op.... [-]

Canada London Simcoe Saint Thomas Woodstock  + 1 More
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Toronto Film School

The video game industry is pushing the boundaries of creative expression and innovation, and if you are naturally artistic with a passion for video games now is the time ... [+]

Video Game Animation Associate Diploma

The video game industry is pushing the boundaries of creative expression and innovation, and if you are naturally artistic with a passion for video games now is the time to transform your artistic skills into 3D animation. Our online Video Game Animation program will prepare you with the professional skills to become a video game animator and make an impact in a rapidly evolving industry. Working adults looking for video game animation courses online will find flexibility, interactivity, and convenience through our part-time program offering.

Duration: 24 Months

Delivery Mode: Online... [-]

Canada Toronto
October 2019
Part-time
24 months
Online
Toronto Film School

Our Writing for Film and TV Associate Diploma offers an intensive, behind-the-scenes education across all area of screenwriting. The program is designed to replicate the ... [+]

Advanced Diploma Programs in Canada 2019/2020. Writing for Film and TV Associate Diploma

Our Writing for Film and TV Associate Diploma offers an intensive, behind-the-scenes education across all area of screenwriting. The program is designed to replicate the process and environment of the film and television industry. The online classrooms are styled after industry writing rooms with collaborative story sessions. You will learn how to pitch, write and produce for all formats of film and television, including sitcoms,one-hour dramas, feature films, new media, broadcast news, commercials, and PSAs, and factual entertainment.

Duration: 24 Months

Delivery Mode: Online

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Canada Toronto
October 2019
Part-time
24 months
Online
Centennial College

The Architectural Technology program will prepare you for a variety of careers in the building construction industry. ... [+]

The Architectural Technology program will prepare you for a variety of careers in the building construction industry. In modern computer labs geared towards School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science programs, you will learn about:

Building materials Construction methods Structural design Mechanical and electrical services Building codes Contracts Specifications The business environment for providing design and construction services

Using state-of-the-art computer technology, you will learn to prepare designs, construction drawings, specifications and reports needed to communicate with clients, construction professionals and approval authorities.

Accreditation

The Architectural Technology program has met the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters Start Date: Fall, Winter... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Centennial College

Centennial College’s Food Science Technology program will examine the many processes that food undergoes as it travels from the field to your fork. ... [+]

Centennial College’s Food Science Technology program will examine the many processes that food undergoes as it travels from the field to your fork. In this program, which is facilitated by the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, you will gain theoretical, technical and practical training in the three fundamental disciplines of biology, chemistry and food science. The Food Science Technology program will teach you to integrate and apply knowledge within the disciplines of chemistry, engineering, biology and nutrition to preserve, process, package, and distribute foods that are healthy, affordable, desirable and safe to eat. Program Type: Post-secondary program Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters Start Date: Fall... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Centennial College

The program, which falls under the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science umbrella, prides itself on offering an ideal balance between hands-on experience a ... [+]

The program, which falls under the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science umbrella, prides itself on offering an ideal balance between hands-on experience and theory. As such, to develop a solid foundation in network design and testing as well as project management, you will learn using state-of-the-art testing and measurement equipment in purpose-built labs. Hands-on activities will include delving inside PC hardware and learn the intricacies of operating systems; exploring current computer systems and networks technology; and assembling and maintaining systems that will empower users in creative, business and communication activities. Among the specific areas in which you will develop technical expertise will be:... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Centennial College

With a graduate employment rate that exceeds 80%, Centennial College’s Graphic Design program will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary design career. Facilitated at the ... [+]

With a graduate employment rate that exceeds 80%, Centennial College’s Graphic Design program will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary design career. Facilitated at the Story Arts Centre, Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media and Design - you will learn by working hands-on in an intimate studio environment, rather than sitting passively in large lecture halls. With small class sizes you will have lots of opportunities to work one-on-one with your professors. In this program you will:

Master industry standard Adobe software including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Learn creative problem solving and design thinking Design for print including advertisements, ma... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Centennial College

Centennial College's Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design program offers courses that combine engineering theory and practice, focusing on the design and developmen ... [+]

Centennial College's Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design program offers courses that combine engineering theory and practice, focusing on the design and development of various mechanical devices and equipment. You gain a thorough grounding in engineering sciences and skills, including computer-assisted drafting and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) as used in the industry.

About one-quarter of the time in this advanced diploma engineering program is spent on project work. The projects simulate workplace assignments while relating classroom theory to the actual design, manufacture and testing of projects.

In addition, this program will introduce you to finite element analysis using ANSYS software.... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Centennial College

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied ... [+]

Program Overview

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied science program, you'll also study biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics and clinical and environmental microbiology.

In Biotechnology - Advanced courses, you will learn to:

Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples. Accurately calibrate and use instruments such as pH and BOD meters, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers, HPLCs, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and gel electrophoresis equipment. Prepare media and reagents to culture pathogenic microbes. Design and perform advanced microbiology and microbial genetics experiments. Isolate DNA and perform gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on samples. Companies Offering Jobs ... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus