Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Entrance requirements are based on the following criteria:

  1. A completed application form
  2. A beginner’s level in traditional art and/or design, or a basic proficiency in computer graphics
  3. A portfolio of 5-10 of their best pieces of work (e.g., sketches, renderings, design variations, etc.) in either digital or hardcopy format. The portfolio should showcase the student’s proficiency, creativity, artistic range, and/or technical ability in collaboration, while reflecting one’s own artistic interests and identity. Ideal portfolios will reflect a broad range of influences, styles and subject matter.
  4. Demonstrated English language proficiency, with one of the following:
    • IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
    • Duolingo English Test 110
    • TOEFL (Internet-based) with a total score of 80 or higher and a minimum of 20 in Listening, 20 in Reading, 19 in Speaking, and 21 in Writing
    • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) Level 4 with essay 24
    • ELA (English Language Assessment for VCC) 145
    • LET (Langara English Test) Level 2
    • Successful completion of LEAP Level 8 with a minimum of 70%
    • Successful completion of B.C. Grade 12 English or Communications or equivalent with a minimum of 70%
    • Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara College awards transfer credit with a minimum of 70% or B-
    • IB English A1 or A2 (HL or SL) with a score of 4
    • Advanced Placement:
      • English Language and Composition with score of 3
      • English Literature and Composition with score of 3

Admission Process

We look forward to welcoming you into our program. Applying is straightforward and involves just a few steps:

  1. Download and complete the application form
  2. Prepare your portfolio
  3. Prepare your documents:
    • Official high school or college/university transcript
    • Proof of English language proficiency, as per above
  4. Submit your application through the Fee Payment Portal and pay the application fee
  5. Submit your portfolio and documents via email to  

Once you submit your completed application, our staff will review your submission, including a specific review of the portfolio by a lead instructor in the program. Our staff will then contact you to schedule an interview with an advisor and inform you of the next steps in the process.