Established in 1925, and based in Vancouver, BC, Emily Carr University of Art + Design one of Canada’s premier, post-secondary universities specializing in undergraduate and graduate art and design education and research.
Our four-year Undergraduate Degrees in art and design merge critical theory with studio practice.
Our Master of Applied Arts degree is a two-year professional program that prepares students to engage in the expanding fields of design, media and visual arts within the cultural and creative industries.
Emily Carr is dedicated to fostering an educational environment that is professional, practice-oriented and at the same time rooted in history and critical theory. We encourage students to develop new and innovative ways of thinking and creating. Our curriculum is flexible, personal, multidisciplinary and based on the learning needs of students. Students have the opportunity to apply for co-op credits, internships and an exchange program that currently features membership with 75 art and design schools in Canada, the US, Mexico, and Europe. Our faculty are working artists and designers who encourage experimentation within every artistic medium, from sculpture and photography to multimedia and industrial design. Our facilities and resources support student learning and academic programs.
Emily Carr provides an intimate learning environment with a diverse faculty and student body. We welcome students from around the globe, and in recent years, have hosted international students from over 50 countries.
Earning a degree at Emily Carr involves more than just learning a body of knowledge. Graduates leave Emily Carr with critical thinking skills and professional values that they will use in life and in the pursuit of new knowledge throughout their careers. We invite you to browse our website and get to know Emily Carr.