MCAST Diploma in Media

MCAST Diploma in Media

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MCAST Diploma in Media
Course Code AD3-03-14
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 Preferred: English Language, Music

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 Able to work in teams
Course Description Prospective students will embark on this Level 3 Media Course if in the future they  envisage themselves working in television, film, animation or if they are just wondering whether this would be the right career path for them. This course will give students an introduction to the various disciplines and elements that make up the creative media sector and it will allow them, not only to study theoretically, but also to experience working on projects hands-on. This course will provide the ideal groundwork upon which students can further their studies to become creative media professionals.
Study/Course Delivery This programme of study addresses the competences required as entry level to the Media sector. The achievement of the required underpinning knowledge and key skills will be accomplished through contextualising key skills and adopting a highly practical approach.
Assessment Assessment of the programme is an integral part of the learning process. Varied assessment methods are employed. The learning process is completed by providing students with feedback that is both formative and summative in nature.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Understand differences and similarities between Art and Media

2. Perform complex Media tasks in accordance with clear instructions

3. Participate in the cultural life of local community through the use of media

4. Apply basic techniques and materials in Media

Core Study Units Unit 1: Animation

Unit 2: Photography

Unit 3: Moving Image

Unit 4: Visual Arts

Unit 5: Ideas Generation and Development

Unit 6: Visual and Contextual Studies

Specialist Units  


Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion MCAST Advanced Diploma in Creative Media Production
Career Opportunities