Diploma in Interactive Media
This Diploma aims to produce graduates with a broad range of Interactive Media production skills, in addition to an in depth understanding of how multimedia and internet is revolutionizing the current industry. It is a programme that has a commercial bias and is relevant to the current job market.
Digital Video and Sound Editing (DVSE):
Candidates will be introduced to the principles and rules of video production and learn how to apply their story-telling skills to this medium. Candidates will also learn how to record, mix and edit basic dialogue, music and sound effects for various computing and media platforms.
2D Animation (2DA):
Candidates will learn how to produce multimedia-rich animation suitable for use in web pages and disk-based multimedia applications.
3D Animation (3DA):
Candidates will learn about the fundamentals of 3-D animation, use modelling techniques to simulate solid objects, apply animation to a 3-D model, create 3-D animation presentation and integrate it with an interactive application, test and publish a 3-D application to an appropriate delivery medium.
Digital Graphics (DG):
Candidates will learn the various aspects of digital image production, its hardware and software, characteristics of various image formats, producing images and using images. It will develop the candidate’s ability to create and use the various graphics formats available for screen based images.
Page Layout (PL):
Candidates will learn how to work effectively in a desktop publishing environment (DTP) and also producing a high quality publication using DTP system for a given specification and target audience and ready for submission to printers.
Webpage Design (WPD):
Candidates will learn up to an advance stage of Web design and authoring skills with factors affecting web development, use the features of a development language to produce WWW documents, publish, test and evaluate WWW documents.
Multimedia Programming (MP):
Candidates will learn about the practical understanding of client-side web scripting and become competent in designing and implementing scripts within web documents or enhance the functionality of a web document.
Application of Multimedia Technology (AMT):
Candidates will learn about the Internet Technology, technical aspects of the Internet, how it works, the languages used by the Internet, about the hardware and software used by the Internet and of current Internet Technology.
Professional and Legal Issues for Web and Multimedia developers:
This unit will provide the candidates with a broad knowledge of the legal aspects, standards and guidelines of professional development environment. This unit is primarily intended for candidates who intended to follow a career, or are following a career, as Web developers or Multimedia professionals who require an understanding of the professional responsibilities of such employment.
Candidates will learn the different techniques for creating images, diagrams, and other forms of visual arts to communicate a message, or to convey abstract and concrete ideas in forms that can be read or looked upon.
Multimedia Screen Design (MSD):
Candidates will learn about the interaction between humans and computers and the skills required to design, prototype and evaluate effective human computer interfaces.
Multimedia Computing: Interface Design and Authoring:
Candidates will learn how to analyze the requirements for a proposed multimedia application, designing the application, gathering and manipulating multimedia elements and assembling these elements to produce an interactive multimedia application.
Multimedia Authoring (MA):
Candidates will learn about the design methodology that will assist them in the creation of software, apply the methodology to produce program designs and prepare a software test strategy prior to rolling out the software to productions use.
Information Technology: Applications Software 2:
his unit is designed to enable candidates to attain an advanced level of proficiency in Information Technology. Candidates will learn how to integrate complex information through sharing of information between applications and users and by use of advance features of software application packages.
Multimedia Computing: Multimedia Technology:
Candidates will learn how to use hardware, software and delivery media used in industry to produce interactive applications. Candidates will develop knowledge of hardware technology, software categories, proprietary software applications, standard file formats, technology of distribution media and the processes involved publishing to disk and web.
Instructional Design (ID):
Candidates will learn the fundamentals of creating instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective and appealing. Candidates will learn to create instructional materials that will be useful for clients and stakeholders.
- GCE ‘O’, ‘N’ Level or Equivalent
- Higher NITEC Qualification or NITEC Qualification with minimum B/C grades; or
- Relevant AEC Certs
- Attendance and project assignments
Graduation and Degree
- Diploma in Interactive Media
Length of course