MCAST Diploma in Art and Design

MCAST Diploma in Art and Design

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MCAST Diploma in Art and Design
Course Code AD3-01-14
MQF Level Level 3
Duration 1 year full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST Foundation Certificate


2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes Compulsory: Art, or Art and Design, or Textiles and Design.

A full “Secondary School Certificate and Profile” (SSC&P) at Level 2 will be accepted in lieu of one (1) O-Level pass.

Other Entry Requirements Interview and Portfolio
Course Description This course provides underpinning knowledge and practical skills, giving students an introduction to various aspects of the creative industries. This programme is especially beneficial for those students who intend to progress to higher levels of education

and training in the creative industries. Based on a series of study units, students will harness

theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills during lectures as well as workshop-based

sessions related to given creative briefs. Apart from focusing on vocational practice, throughout this programme, students will also be strengthening their communication and presentation skills as well as other essential key skills.

Study/Course Delivery This programme of study addresses the competences required to communicate creative ideas through the visual language, as well as learn the production techniques to develop outcomes in arts and crafts disciplines. Thus through this programme students will be able to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to prepare for entry into higher levels of study in the creative fields namely Advanced Diploma in Art and Design.
Assessment Assessment procedures are continuous, consisting of formative and summative methods. Thus ensuring the integral part of the learning process throughout the programme.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Understand the difference and similarities between Fine Arts and Design

2. Perform complex Art and Design tasks in accordance with clear instructions

3. Participate in the cultural life of the local community

4. Apply basic techniques and materials in Art and Design.

Core Study Units
  • Contextual Studies
  • Generating and Presenting Ideas in Art and Design
  • Drawing and Printing
  • Materials Exploration
  • 2D Techniques
  • Design Crafts Project
  • Keyskills
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion MCAST Advanced Diploma in Creative Media Production


MCAST Advanced Diploma in Art and Design

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