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Information Design

Bachelor of Communication (BCMM)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity

Unique program — User-centric and research-based, that is focused on hands-on learning.

Paid work experience — Graduate with a minimum of 450 hours of paid work experience

Portfolio development — Leave with a portfolio of work that you can showcase when looking for employment

International opportunities - Complete a semester abroad – from Austria to New Zealand


Information designers use human-centric processes to deliver the right content, at the right time, to the right audience. Build your skills in problem-solving, design-thinking, writing, data visualization and usability testing. Learn to develop information products that are clear, concise and visually engaging in online, print, mobile and even augmented and virtual reality environments. Information designers translate complicated information (data) into simple, understandable and useful content for business and citizens, advocating for all users.

Career possibilities

  • User-experience designer
  • Content management strategist
  • Web and mobile developer
  • Virtual reality user interface developer
  • Graphic designer
  • Multimedia and infographic specialist
  • Creative director
  • Communications coordinator

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


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Designing meaningful change

Information design student thrives in creative collaboration setting

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MRU prepared alumnus for grad school and work

Corrie Butler’s post-secondary experience has taken her from Calgary...

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Change driven through empathy

Senior-level info design students use design to educate on real-world problems

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School of Communication Studies

Mount Royal is pleased to offer four Bachelor of Communication degrees, including majors in Broadcast Media Studies, Information Design, Journalism and Digital Media and Public Relations.

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