This programme aims at preparing students to become ICT professionals and support the fast developing ICT sector of Mauritius.

The aim of this program is to provide students with an extensive knowledge of new digital technologies and multimedia. These studies are increasingly being adopted in the areas of traditional media and communication, for example, digital multimedia in audio-visual and multimedia applications in education.

BSc (Hons) Graphics Design and Multimedia

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

BSc (Hons) Graphics Design and Multimedia

Course Overview

This programme aims at preparing students to become ICT professionals and support the fast developing ICT sector of Mauritius.

The aim of this program is to provide students with an extensive knowledge of new digital technologies and multimedia. These studies are increasingly being adopted in the areas of traditional media and communication, for example, digital multimedia in audio-visual and multimedia applications in education.

Career Prospects

It is expected that the demand for graduates with multimedia skills will grow rapidly in the coming years. Graduates will obtain employment as multimedia specialists not only in the ICT sector but also in other sectors such as banking and financial services, marketing, education and advertising. Graduates have a wide range of careers open to them. They can find employment as web designer/developer, graphics designer, multimedia designer (2D and 3D), software developer/programmer, IT support/Helpdesk, on-line publishing – editorial/design and game developer.

Teaching Methods

Teaching and learning takes place through lectures, tutorials, study of research papers, laboratory work, individual and group projects, seminars and industrial placement. Students are expected to spend a considerable amount of time on private independent study. Even though the main medium of instruction will be English, some modules may be taught in French. Some parts of the dissertation may also be written in French. Our aim is to train bilingual professionals who will have a definite advantage in today’s competitive and globalised job market. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a BSC(Hons) in Graphics Design and Multimedia.

Entry
Requirements

EITHER Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level and 1 subject at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 2 subjects at A-level and 2 subjects at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level at the London General Certificate Examination

OR Equivalent pre-University qualifications

Candidates having a Diploma in Software Engineering or Applied Computer Science or any other acceptable Diploma in Information and Communication Technology can join the third Year of this programme.

Course Structure

Semestre 1

  • Programming and Problem Solving
  • Front-End Web Development
  • Information and Communication Technology Fundamentals
  • Digital Media Production
  • Fundamental Mathematics
  • Communication Skills (English)
  • Communication Skills (French) **

Semestre 2

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Server-Side Web Development
  • Software Engineering Principles
  • Database Design and Development
  • Discrete Mathematics I
  • Personal Professional Project 1 **

Semestre 3

  • Algorithmics
  • Visual Programming
  • Object oriented Analysis and Design
  • Advanced Databases
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Ethics and Good Governance
  • Personal Professional Project 2 **
  • Programming Project

Semestre 4

  • Networking Essentials
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Project Management
  • Linear Algebra
  • Programming Project
  • Industrial Attachment (10 Weeks)

Semestre 5

  • Advanced Multimedia Programming
  • Audio video Production
  • Analysing Advertising
  • 3D Design and Modelling
  • Web content Management Systems
  • Multimedia Project Management
  • Business French **

Semestre 6

  • Advanced 3D Animation
  • cinematography and lights
  • Aspect juridique de la production et de l’image
  • Personal Professional Project
  • Internship
  • Course project

** Modules in French

Mode & Fees

Mode:Full Time (3 years)-full degree programme
Full Time (1 year)-top up degree
Part Time (4.5 years)-full programme
Part Time (1.5 years)- top up degree

Fees:
Local students (Full Time and part time)
No tuition fees
Administrative fees:Rs 5500 / year
International Students(Full time)
SADC countries:Rs 45000 / year
NON-SADC countries:Rs 80000 /year
Full programme-The course is run over 6 semesters (three academic years) on a full time basis and 9 semesters (four and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

Top up programme- The course is run over 2 semesters (one academic year) on a full time basis and 11/2 semesters (one and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

How
to Apply

In addition to a completed application form:
– A letter of motivation
– Academic Results
– Copy of your CV detailing your work history if any

Location

Available at Swami Dayanand Campus

Any further inquiries?

Please contact on the following email: [email protected]