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Welcome to Emily Carr University of Art + Design graduate admissions. Graduate Studies at Emily Carr offers a climate for creativity for you to take risks, think unconventionally, foster change and meaningfully engage in the cultural and creative industries. We offer a Master of Design, Master of Applied Arts Resident and Master of Applied Arts Low Residency programs.

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Our Master of Design, Master of Applied Art Resident and Low Residency degrees encourage critical reflection and intellectual inquiry. Learn more about each of our Graduate Studies programs below by downloading a digital brochure or see our 2014 Emily Carr Viewbook for a broader overview of our campus. Don't forget to explore all we have to offer on our website.

Master of Design

The Master of Design (MDes) will challenge you to examine and explore the dynamic and ever-changing nature of design. The MDes is a two year, full-time, research-oriented, interdisciplinary degree for creative professionals at the forefront of design.

 

Master of Applied Arts

The Master of Applied Arts (MAA) is a 21-month resident program located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that prepares students in Visual Art and media Arts to become professional creators who take risks, think unconventionally, foster change and contribute to the global cultural economy.

 

Master of Applied Arts Low Residency

The Master of Applied Art (MAA) Low Residency is a 28-month program for practicing artists and working professionals who want to stay based in their home communities, but who wish to undertake a stimulating and rewarding course of study in a thriving learning environment alongside their professional commitments.