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Visual Arts

Admission Requirements

The Visual Arts program invites 25 new students each year, and the next intake will be in September. Make sure to attend an Information Session.

Admission requirements

Effective date: September 2019

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

Requirement High school course Camosun course Alternatives
one of:
Info Session Attendance at a 90 minute, mandatory information session (scheduled by Camosun College in November, February and May). Please arrive promptly 15 minutes before session begins to register. After the info session feel free to join us for a 30 minute, optional walk through of the facilities.

You are required to finish the admissions process two years after attending the information session otherwise you must attend another session.


  1. The Visual Arts Program no longer requires a portfolio for admission.
  2. Acceptance of transfer students from other post-secondary Art programs into second year is at the approval of the department.

Completion requirements

You must complete all program courses with a minimum of a "C" and achieve an overall cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in order to qualify for the Diploma in Visual Arts.

On the waitlist?

Here are some courses you can take as a University Transfer student. These courses may be offered in the evening.

Apply online

Missing admission requirements?

Camosun offers alternative courses and upgrading programs to help you get started.

What kind of applicant are you?

Camosun has three different applicant categories:

  • Adult
  • Current BC/Yukon High School Student
  • International

Learn more.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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