Что я буду изучать?

Master the creation of interactive retail environments

Students work in a hands-on and collaborative learning environment that reflects the rapidly-changing retail market. They learn how to engage consumers in either the physical or virtual world. Students also complete field placements at retailers and creative service providers, where they gain professional experience in the visual merchandising field and make industry connections.

Become a fashion stylist or brand expert

Gain skills in fashion and interior styling, conceptual development of interior environments, window display installation, fashion merchandising and branding support. At Sheridan, students learn the foundations of communicating brand identity and visually expressing their creative ideas. They also learn to use physical and digital tools required for a career in visual merchandising.

Get hands-on experience, work with community partners

At our dynamic design-based campus, students can access top-of-the-line facilities, including visual merchandising studio, material resource room, Material Connexions Library, wood shop and large-format printing centre. Our advanced facilities help bring student concepts to life. Our relationship with Square One Shopping Centre allows students to engage with the community in different projects.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Sheridan Visual Merchandising Arts program consistently have a high job-placement rate. There are a number of different areas in which our graduates work.

Sample Career Areas

Brand ambassador

Fashion, interior or prop styling

Freelance design

Home staging

In-store merchandising

Prop production

Retail marketing

Special event design

Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  • Present and coordinate merchandise so that related goods are shown in a unique, desirable, and saleable manner.
  • Use both written and oral English that emphasizes good organization, clarity, correct grammar which is appropriate for communication purposes in the business environment.
  • Understand the fundamentals of basic financial problems, and use good reason in financial decision making.
  • Work with a wide variety of materials (paper, cardboard, plastic, foamcore, wood, laminate, fabric) to solve two and three dimensional design problems.
  • Apply basic design principles and colour theories to the construction of promotional displays and advertising.
  • Use photography to record displays and advertising, and integrate knowledge of the photographic process into advertising and display design.
  • Appreciate how the history of art and design influence current display practice and contemporary images.
  • Understand the basic functions of retail store operations including store location and layout, shopping centre analysis, retail market segmentation and strategies, and the merchandising mix.
  • Prepare and execute displays for exhibitions and promotional events using the visual dynamics of light as a design element.
  • Prepare illustrative matter and layout for posters and advertising using graphic design principles including perspective, lettering, and logo design.
  • Understand basic personnel functions such as interviewing techniques, basic supervisory skills, motivation, and written and non verbal communication.
  • Understand basic promotion and advertising including various media for retail advertising (newspaper, radio, direct mail) and the design, layout, and production of ads and promotional point of purchase material.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design

Варианты обучения

Очная (2 лет)

CAD$17,799.00 (1,024,698 руб) за 1 год
The fees shown here are for the 2021-2022 academic year, and are subject to change.
Начало обучения

Сентябрь 2022


Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Blvd,


Ontario (ON),

L5B 0G5, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для иностранных студентов

Applicants must hold Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U); Or Mature student status

English-language proficiency testing:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 80 (20L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 550 Paper-based

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module: 6 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 5.5

PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic): 58 - Overall Minimum Score (49L,W,S,R)

FCE (Cambridge English First): 174 - Cambridge English Scale or FCE B

CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced): 180 - Cambridge English Scale or CAE C

CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency): 200 - Cambridge English Scale or CPE C

Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes): 70%

Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment): 4.0 – Listening Band, 4.0 – Reading Combined Band, CLB 7 – Writing


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