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Communication and Design at The Chang School

Enrol in online or on-campus communication and design courses – many of which are degree-credit – to achieve your professional development goals, pursue a career-related certificate or course series, or explore your creative passion.

What would you like to explore?

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Communicate

Whether dealing with fact or fiction, print or online, a novel or a news item, you’ll discover new tales to tell and gain the skills required to develop your writing.

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Design

Hands-on, professionally relevant courses and programs can help you launch or advance a career in design.

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Summer Intensives

Gain all the knowledge and skills you would in the regular certificate program in just 3–4 months.

New for 2019

Course Series in Inclusive Media: Real-time Closed Captioning and Audio Description

Learn how to use the latest live closed captioning (CC) and audio description (AD) techniques and technologies to create inclusive and accessible broadcast content for a variety of audiences.

Inclusive Media: Real-time Closed Captioning and Audio Description
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Testimonials

Genevieve Scott

The Chang School is where everything really got started for me as a writer. Writing can be such a slow, solitary, and doubt-filled activity; these workshops change that. Writing exercises got my ideas unstuck and energized, deadlines helped me finish what I started, and the process of peer and instructor feedback gave me the courage and confidence to keep going. I made great friends in these classes – we still exchange our work!

– Genevieve Scott
Creative Writing
Author, Catch My Drift (Goose Lane Editions, 2018)

Anique Jordan

After doing some research, I found that the Photography Studies Intensive (CDFP 999) program offered at The Chang School was the best option for me. I was looking for a program that I could complete quickly and that would teach me the foundational skills I needed. This 12-week program was challenging at times given the condensed format, but the camaraderie built with other students and my instructors kept me motivated until the end.

– Anique Jordan
Photography Studies Intensive (CDFP 999)

Sam Tse

The Chang School's Publishing program equipped me with the skills I need to work in one of the most exciting areas of publishing – design. When I first enrolled in the program, I wanted to become an editor. Although the editorial courses were great, I quickly realized that this was not the best match for me. Luckily, the Publishing program also offers excellent production and design courses.

– Sam Tse
Certificate in Publishing
Production Coordinator, Drawn & Quarterly

Contact Us

Want to learn more about Communication and Design at The Chang School? Email Ana Abreu, Program Coordinator: aabreu@ryerson.ca