Emily Carr University of Art + Design | Canada
Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECU) is a world-class university dedicated to art, design and media education. ECU was ranked the top art and design university in Canada, and among the top 50 universities world-wide by QS Rankings for 2020-2021. Located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, the university is a central hub in a rapidly developing district of cultural and technological innovation. With multiple galleries, an arts plaza, a bookstore, a library and lots of dining optionsâ€”thereâ€™s lots to see and do year-round. All undergraduate degrees begin with the unique Foundation program. This introductory program provides core skills and transformative experiences across a range of academic and studio classes. Foundation year equips students with new technical perspectives, vital relationships and critical insights with which to make personal degree choices. Following the Foundation year, students map an individual path by selecting from eleven majors and minors towards a Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, or Bachelor of Media Arts degree. ECU offers the highest calibre of interdisciplinary faculty and progressive research opportunities as the leading Canadian institution solely dedicated to making. Graduate degrees in Fine Arts and Design enhance opportunities as a practicing artist, designer, and aspiring professional to contribute to contemporary creative society. Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have an enormous impact on both the cultural sector and economy. ECU consistently engages students, industry, and society to explore and think differently about creativity and how it shapes the world.