4 SEC/O-Level Passes Compulsory: English Language and Mathematics
The MCAST Diploma in Creative Arts provides a broad-based curriculum giving students the opportunity to explore a wide range of disciplines related to the creative fields. Students registering for this course will normally have a strong inclination towards the creative disciplines, but will usually possess little or no prior training in the field.
Thus, through this programme you will be able to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to prepare for entry into higher level courses in the creative fields, such as the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and the Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production.
Based on a series of study units, students will harness theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills during workshop based sessions related to given art and design briefs.
Based on a series of study units, students will harness theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills during workshop based tutorials related to given art and design briefs.
Continuous assessment is integrated into your course. Working to different assignment briefs, you will give evidence of the ability to achieve unit learning outcomes, while at the same time building a relevant portfolio of creative work
Programme Learning Outcomes
× Understand the basic principles of art, design and creativity × Show a contextual understanding of others’ art and design work × Work safely within different environments while experimenting with various media, materials and techniques × Develop and produce art and design work in response to design briefs.
Core Study Units
Visual Studies Drawing from Observation Investigating and Exploring Materials Extending Materials Investigations Art & Design in Context 1 Art & Design in Context 2 Design Fundamentals Applied Creative Thinking Graphical Communication Key Skills English Maltese Mathematics Information Technology Personal Development
Progress After Completion
MCAST-BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production