Online Learning

Study art + design + media and related critical studies (academic) credit courses from the convenience of your own home or campus computer lab.

Study with nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, writers, and academics who work in a broad range of media.

For more about our courses check out our demonstration courses at Online Learning.

Who is Eligible

Online courses are open to individuals from the general public interested in developing skills in an art and design environment. The minimum academic requirement to take any first year (100 level) online course is the successful completion of a high school diploma including senior level English 12 or equivalent. Second year (200 level) courses generally require the successful completion of the first year pre-requisite course or courses (see link below). NOTE: Admission into our online learning program does not constitute admission into our degree programs. Students interested in pursuing our degree programs must apply as per our published deadlines and guidelines; see Admissions.

Currently enrolled students at Emily Carr, alumni, and students attending other post-secondary institutions are also welcome to register for these courses.

Application and Registration

If you are not currently a registered student at Emily Carr and you would like to register for an online course;

FIRST - review the available courses and determine your eligibility:

SECOND - download and complete the attached PDF online application form and fax it to 604-844-3089 or mail it to: Admissions Office, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, 520 E 1 Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2.

Online Application Deadline Dates

Fall Semester (September) - May 15

Spring Semester (January) - October 15

Summer Semester (May) - March 15

Please note submitting your application will not register you into courses, this information will assist the Admissions Office in determining your eligibility for enrolment and you will be contacted accordingly.

If you are already enrolled at Emily Carr, you can register for online courses directly by going to myEC.

Note: Emily Carr reserves the right to cancel courses that are under-enrolled.

We look forward to welcoming you to our online student body. If you have any questions regarding your application or registration, please contact:

The Admissions Office:
Phone: 604.844.3897

To contact Admissions from outside of the local 604 calling area:
from Canada and the USA: 1.800.832.7788
from Mexico: 1.800.514.4347

For more information regarding: