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International Class Graphic and Digital Media

    Programme

    Courses 1st semester

    ECTS

    Courses* module 1 + 2

     

    Content Marketing

    4

    International Brand Communication      

    4

    International Project Week 5**

    3

    Key Project 5

    6

    Graphic Design 3

    3

    Graphic Design 5

    3

    Crossmedia Experiment 5

    3

    Information Tech 3

    3

    Publishing 5

    3

    Experiencing Belgian Culture***

    5

    Trends in Management & Communication***

    5

    Courses* module 1

     

    Advanced Front End Coding****

    3

    Advanced 3D Modeling****

    3

    Design & Photography****

    3

    Design & Typography****

    3

    Advanced Photo Editing****

    3

    Advanced Video Capturing & Editing****

    3

    Animation & Motion Graphics****

    3

    Advanced Illustration Techniques****

    3

    Courses* module 1

     

    Advanced Front End Coding****

    3

    * 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 course of the two ‘general’ Management and Communication courses: ‘Experiencing Belgian Culture’ or ‘Trends in Management in Communication’.

    **** You can choose maximum 2 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. 

    Timing and Location

    Start date

    1st semester

        Welcome Week

    Monday 10th September 2018 -  Thursday 13th September 2018

        Welcome day

    Friday, 14th September 2018

        Start of programme

    Monday, 17th September 2018

        Official end date

    Friday, 1st February 2019

     

    Holidays:

    Autumn Break: Monday 29th October 2018 – Sunday 4th November 2018 (1 week)
    Christmas Holiday: 24th December 2018 – Sunday 6th January 2019 (2 weeks)
    Other free days: 11th November 2018

    Location

    Artesis Plantijn University College
    Campus Spoor Noord - Ellermanstraat
    Ellermanstraat 33
    2060 Antwerp

    Registration

    The registration deadline for International Class ‘Graphic & Digital Media’ is: 1st Semester (September till January): 1st May 2018.

    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 15th May of their approval/refusal.

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

    After receipt of the application form, 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

    Artesis Plantijn University College 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.

    Artesis Plantijn Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:
     

    Artesis Plantijn

    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)