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University of Malta

Faculty for the Built Environment

Diploma in Design Foundation Studies
(Dip. DFS(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2011)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BEN1000 Visual Design Fundamentals 1 14 ECTS (NC)
BEN1003 20th Century Cultural Movements 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.(Students are to choose any 12ECTS from the following:)

BEN1004 Landmarks of Cultural Development 4 ECTS
BEN1005 Architectural Modelling Techniques 4 ECTS
BEN1006 Digital Imaging 1 4 ECTS
BEN1007 Digital Documentation and Space 4 ECTS
ICS1028 Introduction to Game Programming 4 ECTS
IOT1008 An Introduction to Creativity 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BEN1002 Visual Design Fundamentals 2 14 ECTS (NC)
LIN1063 Academic Reading and Writing in English 2 ECTS (NC)
LIN1065 Academic Speaking in English 2 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.(Students are to choose any 12ECTS from the following:)

BEN1008 Experimental Printing 4 ECTS
BEN1009 Introduction to Critical Art 4 ECTS
CST1301 Digital Imaging 2 4 ECTS
ICS1027 Introduction to Game Design and Theory 4 ECTS
IOT1002 Psychology of Creativity 4 ECTS
IOT1009 A Toolkit for Thinking Out of the Box 4 ECTS




 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 13 May 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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