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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 5***

     

    Crossmedia Experiment 5

     

    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 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
    * Some of the courses might overlap in the schedule of the final programme, so please foresee a few plan B options.
    ** International Project Week 5 is a one week project
    **** 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. To preserve the quality, there's a limit to a number of the practical courses of the program. Admission will be treated on a 'first come first served basis', but also on the motivation/competences of the student. To assess these motivation/competences, an interview or interviews might be part of the application process. 

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

    Timing and Location

    Start date

    1st semester

    Welcome Week

    Monday 13th September 2021 -  Thursday 16th September 2021

    Welcome day

    Friday, 17th September 2021

    Start of programme

    Monday, 20th September 2021

    Official end date

    Friday, 4th February 2022

    Holidays

    Autumn Break: Monday 1st November 2021 – Sunday 7th November 2021 (1 week)
    Christmas Holiday: 27th December 2021 – Sunday 9th January 2022 (2 weeks)
    Other free days: 11th November 2021

    Location:

    AP Campus Spoor Noord - Viaduct
    Ellermanstraat
    2000 Antwerp

    Registration

    The registration deadline for International Class ‘Graphic & Digital Media’ is: 1st Semester (September till January): 1st May 2021. Our practical classes can hold only a limited number of students. After the deadline of application, a selection will take place based on availability of the requested courses, motivation/CV and, if necessary, date of application.

    After the deadline, a selection will take place by the international coordinator at AP and there might be an additional live online interview.

    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)