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Instructional Design (Online)

Postgraduate Certificate Online
7 months
8325 CAD/full
6680 CAD/full
Tuition fee
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The Instructional Design (Online) program at the Royal Roads University allows you to foster innovation within the field of instructional design, providing you with the academic credentials and practical experience necessary to develop creative solutions to accomplish your learning objectives. 

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As a student in the Instructional Design (Online) program at the Royal Roads University , you will acquire a sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge related to the field of instructional design, as well as a solid grounding in the practical applications related to your new-found skills and knowledge.


By participating in class activities, providing valuable feedback to your colleagues, meeting deadlines, applying critical thinking to the integration of knowledge and practice, and recognizing ethical values and considerations, you will be well prepared to create the processes necessary to oversee effective knowledge acquisition and transfer.

Graduates of this certificate will be able to:

  • Communicate and synthesize information and arguments at the graduate level
  • Critically evaluate how learning occurs in a variety of contexts
  • Design and create research-informed digital learning environments
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration skills
  • Develop and analyze support strategies to meet the needs of stakeholders in digital learning environments
  • Select appropriate assessment and evaluation strategies for digital learning environments
  • Contribute meaningfully to digital learning network(s) and communities
  • Apply reflective processes to improve professional practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Academic Integrity
  • The Link
  • Instructional Design for Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Graphic Design for Instructional Designers
  • Project Management for Instructional Designers

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 7 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




9 alternative credits



English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field, from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • At least three years of professional experience in a leadership or management position

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8325 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8325 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 7 months.
  • National

    6680 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6680 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 7 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Instructional Design (Online)
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