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International Class Graphic and Digital Media

    Programme

     

    Courses 1st semester

     

    Courses* module 1 + 2

     

    Content Marketing

     

    International Brand Communication     

     

    International Project Week 5**

     

    Graphic Design 3***

     

    Graphic Design 5***

     

    Crossmedia Experiment 5

     

    Information Tech 3

     

    Publishing 5

     

    Experiencing Belgian Culture****

     

    Trends in Management & Communication****

     

    Courses* module 1 and or 2 (tbd)

     

    Advanced Front End Coding*****

     

    Advanced 3D Modeling*****

     

    Design & Photography*****

     

    Design & Typography*****

     

    Advanced Photo Editing*****

     

    Advanced Video Capturing & Editing*****

     

    Animation & Motion Graphics*****

     

    Advanced Illustration Techniques*****

     

    Immersive Storytelling

     

    Courses* module 2

     

    Crossmedia Experiment*****  

    * All courses and course descriptions are subject to changes at any time & the schedules
    * For a number of courses there a some prerequisites like a basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
    ** International Project Week 5 is a one week project
    ***You can choose maximum one Graphic Design course: Graphic Design 3 or Graphic Design 5
    **** You can choose maximum one course of the two ‘general’ Management and Communication courses: ‘Experiencing Belgian Culture’ or ‘Trends in Management in Communication’.
    ***** You can choose maximum 4 of these elective courses as they overlap in the schedule

    This international class during 1st semester can be combined with the EPS programme during 2nd semester. 

    Courses Exchange Students 2020-21

    • International Class Graphical and Digital Media*subject to changes
      COURSE ECTS
      International Project 5 4
      Graphic Design 5 6
      Content Marketing 4
      International brand communication 4
      Graphic Design 3 6
      Crossmedia experiment 5 5
      Information technology 3 4
      Publishing 5 5
      IPWT: Trends in Management and Communication 5
      Crossmedia experiment 3 4
      IPWT: Experiencing Belgian Culture 5
      • *subject to changes
        Note: You need to choose courses amounting for a total of at most 24 points.
        COURSE ECTS
        Design & photography 6
        Design & typography 6
        Advanced front-end coding 6
        Advanced 3D modeling 6
        Advanced photo editing 6
        Advanced video capturing & editing 6
        Animation & motion graphics 6
        Advanced illustration techniques 6
        Immersive storytelling 6

    Timing and Location

    Start date

    1st semester

    Welcome Week

    Monday 14th September 2020 -  Thursday 17th September 2020

    Welcome day

    Friday, 18th September 2020

    Start of programme

    Monday, 21st September 2020

    Official end date

    Friday, 5th February 2021

    Holidays

    Autumn Break: Monday 2nd November 2020 – Sunday 8th November 2020 (1 week)
    Christmas Holiday: 21st December 2020 – Sunday 3th January 2021 (2 weeks)
    Other free days: 11th November 2020

    Location:

    AP Campus Spoor Noord - Ellermanstraat
    Ellermanstraat 33
    2000 Antwerp

    Registration

    The registration deadline for International Class ‘Graphic & Digital Media’ is: 1st Semester (September till January): 1st May 2020.

    AP partner institutions should send the student’s nomination to the AP International Office. You can find the full application procedure here. Students will be advised before 2nd June of their approval/refusal.

    After the selections, additional information will be given, pertaining to:

    After the selections, additional information will be given, pertaining to:

    • Welcome week and welcome day
    • Accommodation
    • Procedures for registration (residence permit)
    • Entry requirements
    • Activities, integration & facilities
    • Invitation letter, for visa purposes

    Credits

    AP awards 30 credits for one full semester. Credits are awarded only when the course has been completed and all required examinations have been successfully taken.

    AP Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:
     

    AP

    ECTS grade

    18-19-20

    A EXCELLENT

    15-16-17

    B VERY GOOD

    13-14

    C GOOD

    11-12

    D SATISFACTORY

    10

    E SUFFICIENT

    8-9

    FX FAIL (with possible deliberation)

    0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7

    F  FAIL (no deliberation possibility)