How to Apply

Apply for graduate studies at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

For MFA and MDes degrees: follow the 5-step application process checklist to become an Emily Carr student.

MDM applicants will apply through the Centre for Digital Media.

#2. Apply online through the EducationPlannerBC Application Service.
#3. Submit your official educational documentation to Emily Carr.
#4. Create your SlideRoom account and request your Letters of Recommendation.
#5. Submit your portfolio, video question and supporting documents online through SlideRoom.
Selection: We will notify you of selection process results.


Mark your calendar.

Before you apply please be sure that you have met, or that you are going to meet, our Academic Requirements and other requirements, including Transcripts and an English Proficiency Test.


The University offers one main Fall (September) semester intake into the Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design programs. The Master of Fine Arts (Low Residency) begins in July of each year.

View the appropriate list of deadlines here:

CLICK to view application deadlines and dates for graduate degrees.