Introduction

Design principles and delivery technologies underpin how we make and interact with creative content in an increasingly ubiquitous digital world. This includes movies and music, print and broadcast, commerce and interactive entertainment.

Digital media use is growing, ranging from screen-based systems and physical interaction to urban social networks and mobile commerce in the developing world.

There’s also a growing demand for content creators and professionals who understand the digital landscape.

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Awarding Body

University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time and Flexible.

Duration

Four Academic Years Full Time, 8 Years Part Time or Flexible.

Fees

OMR 3,500 per Year (Full Time).

Minimum Entry Requirements

Successful completion of GCET General Foundation Programme with a minimum of 60% in each component.

Contact Person

Email : hod1@gcet.edu.om or  Tel: 24227999 – 24227925 – 24227912

Why Study our Programme?

One of the main distinctive features of this programme is that the student will get a British award from the University of the West England, Bristol, UK, (recognized worldwide) while studying in Muscat.

What you will be studying?

At the beginning of the programme, you will study Design Concepts, Creative Technology, Web Foundations, Professional and Academic Skills, Web Design, Graphic Design, Creative Coding and Principles of Multimedia Technology.

As you progress through the programme, you will study more advanced topics including 3D Technologies for the Web, Creating with Data, Internet of Everything, Interaction Design, Audio-Visual Production, 3D Modelling and Animation and Mobile Applications. Throughout the programme, you will apply the acquired knowledge through practical laboratory work using our state-of- the-art labs and workshop facilities. In the final year, you will also take an individual project module to demonstrate the knowledge gained by you in the programme.

Where can it take you?

Career opportunities range from roles in large corporations to smaller entrepreneurial start-ups.

Working at all stages of content creation, your options will range from designer, developer, creative technologist, project management and client handling to information architecture and user experience design. Career opportunities include:

  • Web development and mastering
  • Multimedia authoring
  • Television, film making and entertainment technologies
  • Mobile communications
  • Electronic commerce
  • Internet publishing
  • Multimedia marketing
  • Computer programming

Programme Structure

Level 0
Module Code Module Title Credits Prerequisite
UFCFTN-30-0 Web Foundations 30 None
UFCFRN-30-0 Creative Technology Studies 30 None
UFCFGK-30-0 Professional and Academic Skills 30 None
UFCEXX-30-0 Program Design and Implementation 30 None
Level 1
UFCFY5-30-1 Multimedia Studio 30 None
UFCF8L-30-1 Introduction to Creative Coding 30 None
UFCFT6-30-1 Web Design Studio 30 None
UBLFU8-15-1 Graphic Design 15 None
UFCF7L-15-1 Design Thinking 15 None
Level 2
UFCFH5-30-2 User Experience 30 None
UFCFS3-30-2 3D Technologies for the Web 30 UFCFY5-30-1
UFCF9L-30-2 Creating with Data 30 UFCF8L 30-1
UFCFAL-30-2 Internet of Everything: Design Principles 30 None
Level 3
UFCFS4-30-3 Creative Technologies Project 30 90 Credits at L3
UFCF95-15-3 Entrepreneurial Skills 15 None
UFCFQ5-30-3 Interaction Design 30 None
UFCFD6-30-3 Audio-Visual Production 30 None
UFCFEC-30-3 3D Modelling and Animation 30 UFCFS3-30-2
UFCF7H-15-3 Mobile Applications[Elective] 15 None
UFCFX3-15-3 Advanced Topics in Web Dev. 1[Elective] 15 UFCF8L-30-1
GCET-15-0 Omani Culture 0 None
students need to choose 15 credits from Elective module

Note: The Omani Culture Module is a compulsory module that will be offered during summer. It carries 0 credit so it will not contribute to the program credits.