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Foundation Certificate in Communication, Media and Arts (Chinese)
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FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE

IN COMMUNICATION, MEDIA AND ARTS (Chinese)




Minimum Entry Requirement


Minimum age of 16 years.

Academic Level:

Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level with minimum 3 credits OR
Min 10 years of formal education (middle school) OR
Below Year 10 completion if it is an official completion of secondary education in the country of origin

Minimum language requirement:

GCE O-Level B4 in Chinese language or equivalent

Intake:
Monthly
Mode of Study:
Full Time : 6 months
Part Time: 6 months
Award
Certificate



FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION, MEDIA AND ARTS (Chinese) is a preparatory program that aims to equip students with the communication skills and academic foundation in order to prepare them for their entry into Shelton College International’s higher education pathway in media, communication and arts. It is directed at students who seek to enter a diploma programme adopting an approach to higher education where students are expected to take a degree of responsibility for managing their own learning.   The course is delivered in Chinese and is aimed particularly, but not exclusively, at international students with Chinese as the 1st language.


The programme aims to:

provide learners with the basic communication, study and research skills

provide learners with the necessary concepts coupled with a range of practical skills in the media, communication and arts perspective


At the end of this programme, students will be able to:

Evaluate and apply the acquired   basic study, critical thinking and research skills in their area of studies   

Understand the underlying concepts and principles associated with media, communications and the arts

Communicate the output of their study/ work accurately and reliably in a structured argument

Commence advance training/studies and cultivate new abilities in line with their course of study



MODULE
CREDITS

1   FC-CMA-07-C
Critical Thinking & Communication Skills
20
2   FC-CMA-08-C
Introduction to Media and Arts
30
3   FC-CMA-09-C
Basic Skills in Media and   Arts
30
4   FC-CMA-10-C
Project
20








MODULES


MODULE TITLE
CRITICAL THINKING   AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
MODULE CODE
FC– CMA- 07 -C
TOTAL LEARNING TIIME (hrs)   
200
Comprising
Contact time (hours)       
Independent study (hours)   


60
140


The module aims to provide students with written and verbal communication skills and critical thinking skills necessary to derive maximum benefit from their Higher Education studies.



MODULE TITLE
INTRODUCTION TO   MEDIA AND ARTS
MODULE CODE
FC– CMA- 08 -C
TOTAL LEARNING TIME (hrs)   
300
Comprising of:
Contact time (hours)       
Independent study (hours)   


90
210


This module lays a foundation for students to study other art and related courses. It provides students the understanding of the origin and the basic theories of art, such as its nature, function, composition, creation and usage.   It aims to Introduce learners to the basic principles, rules and characteristics of media communication and the basic theory of audio-visual language, technology and method of film and television production and the composition of production elements.



MODULE TITLE
BASIC SKILLS IN MEDIA AND ARTS
MODULE CODE
FC– CMA- 09 -C
TOTAL LEARNING TIME (hrs)   
300
Comprising of:
Contact time (hours)       
Independent study (hours)   


90
210
Prerequisite
Introduction to Media and Arts


This module is a follow-thru of the module Introduction to Arts and Media and emphasizes on the full practical application of the knowledge and understanding gained.



MODULE TITLE
PROJECT
MODULE CODE
FC– CMA – 10 -C
TOTAL LEARNING TIME (hrs)   
200
Comprising of:
Contact time (hours)       
Independent study (hours)   


60
140


This module aims to consolidate the learning outcomes of all the previous modules to culminate in final project work. Students will be given the opportunity to choose their choice of project either in performance or media-based work (photo, video, animation etc.) to showcase the creativity and technical competences. Students will be guided through consultations, critique sessions, and workshops to help them bring their work to fruition


ASSESSMENT

A combination of written examinations and coursework.