Diploma in Audio Visual Communication

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This programme of study is accredited by the Council of Educational Evaluation - Accreditation of Cyprus (SEKAP).

Language of instruction: English

The purpose of the programme is:
- To introduce students to the theory and practice of audio visual communication and develop their ability of expression and creativity through them.
- To provide an opportunity of analysis and application of specific and general knowledge from the social sciences, and aesthetic criteria from the fine arts.
- To help students develop and advance their personality and cultural interests so as to acquire a social responsibility and achieve a successful career within a democratic society.

Advantages for the holders of Diploma in Audio Visual Communication:
- Possess an accredited diploma.
- They are capable and fully qualified in pursuing a successful career within the audiovisual production as producers, editors, camera people etc.
- Continue and complete the four year BA Audio Visual Communication. Diploma graduate students may be transferred to the 3rd year of the Bachelor programme only on the condition that they have achieved an average CGPA of 2.00 (C and above) during their two years studies. They may also choose to continue their studies in the BA Degree in Graphic and Advertising Design (time based pathway) or the BA Degree in Journalism, depending on their chosen electives.


ECTS

Required Courses

97

Art & Design Elective

9

Academic Electives

14

TOTAL

120

REQUIRED COURSES
The student must successfully complete ALL modules and obtain 97 ECTS.

No.

CODE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

ECTS

1

AAVC110

Video Production 1

5

7

2

AAVC120

Audio Production 1

3

6

3

AART109

Photography I

2

3

4

AGDS101

Graphic Design I

4

6

5

AART233

Computer Art

3

4

6

AAVC130

History of Moving Images

3

5

7

AAVC210

Video Production II

3

6

8

AAVC111

Audio Production II

3

6

9

AART119

Photography II

2

3

10

AAVC145

TV Production

3

3

11

AART213

Computer Art II

3

5

12

AGDS 104

Graphic Design II

4

6

13

AAVC205

Advance Video Production I

5

8

14

AAVC203

Advance Audio Production I

3

6

15

AAVC240

Animation I

3

3

16

AAVC215

Advance Video Production II

3

6

17

AAVC211

Advance Audio Production II

3

6

18

AAVC241

Animation II

3

3

19

AAVC290

Final Project

2

5

 

 

TOTAL

97

English Language
AENG 101 Basic English        3&2*
AENG102 Intermediate English        3&2*
AENG213 English Composition     3&2*
AENG214 Advanced Writing        3&2*
Courses for students whose level of English language is not satisfactory
*Tutorial Hours              

ART & DESIGN ELECTIVES
Students must complete a minimum of 9 ECTS.

CODE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

ECTS

AART  100

Studio Art 1

3

3

AART  130

Drawing I

3

3

AART  104

Drawing II

5

6

AGDS  206

Graphic Design III

5

8

AART  111

Hist. of Art I/Cult. Studies I

4

3

AART  112

Hist. of Art II/Cult. Studies II

4

3

AART  288

Photographic Design I

2

3

AART  299

Photographic Design II

2

3

AAVC 250

Internship

-

3

SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES
Students must complete a minimum of 14 ECTS

CODE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

ECTS

ASOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

5

APSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

5

APHIL101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

5

AAVC103

Intro to Mass Communication

3

5

AAVC230

Digital Culture

3

5

ACOM140

Communication & Public Relations

2

3

APOL201

Political Science

3

4

AECH101

Introduction to the History of Cyprus

2

2

AECH111

Cyprus in the Twentieth Century

2

2

AEGL101

Introduction to Greek Language

2

2

AEGL111

Modern Greek Literature

2

2

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