Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Digital Arts and Technologies

Ulster University

Level 5

Description

This programme provides learners with optional modules in Creative Arts, Animation and Media Production. CertHE Digital Arts and Technologies exit award also available. The programme comprises eight compulsory modules, five at Level 4 and three at Level 5, including a 40 credit point Work Based Learning module, totalling 150 credits of study with the remaining 90 credits of study achieved through Learner’s chosen options.

Schedule

Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

The programme is available for study on a part time basis, and classes can be timetabled to enable employed Learners to attend on a day release basis. Core modules include: Visual Aesthetics; Media, Culture and Society; Sound Design; Introduction to Digital Film Making; Introduction to Digital Photography; Digital Video Editing and Post Production; On-line Video Content Creation; Digital Compositing; Animation Project; Digital Film Project; Digital Audio Project; Programming and Development for Apps; and Work Based Learning.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be carried out by the use of coursework assignments and practical projects, including placement as part of the Work Based Learning module in Year 2.

Progression Opportunities

On progression successful Learners may progress to Year 2 of the BSc Honours Degree in Creative Technologies at Ulster University (Magee) or BA Honours Degree in Media Studies and Production (Coleraine). Successful Learners may also transfer to other universities to complete the degree.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 32 UCAS tariff points (80 in old UCAS points), for fast track 52 UCAS tariff points (140 in old UCAS Tariff points). In the event of over subscription entry criteria may be enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: TBC
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: TBC
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: TBC
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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