Project Description

Imaging Design and Digital Art, BFA (Hons)

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The programme will be divided into 3 main topics as i) Imaging Design; ii) Visual Design Studies iii) Digital Arts.

Students must complete 160 credits of which 40 credits should be taken from General Education, English Language Enhancement, and Outside Discipline courses:

  • 120 credits from Core Courses;
  • 20 credits from General Education courses;
  • 10 credits from English Language Enhancement courses; and
  • 10 credits from Outsides Disciplines courses.
Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 1
IDDA A100BF Introduction to Imaging Design 5
AMVE A101F Studio Art 1: Drawing and Life Drawing 5
IDDA A200BF Foundation of Visual Communication 5
IDDA A101BF Introduction to Digital Art 5
IDDA A102BF Moving Image Workshop 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 2
IDDA A201BF Studio Photography 5
IDDA A202BF Art Direction & Visual Design 5
IDDA A203BF Visual Narrative Workshop 5
IDDA A204BF Imaging Technology 5
IDDA A205F Experimental Imaging & Video Art 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 3
IDDA A300F Computational Art & Graphics 5
IDDA A301BF Aesthetics of Images 5
IDDA A302BF Contemporary Photography 5
IDDA A303BF Typography & Information Design 5
IDDA A304BF Installation Art 5
IDDA A305BF Expanded Images 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4
IDDA A306BF Advanced Imaging Design Workshop 5
IDDA A307F Interactive Digital Art 5
IDDA A308BF Exhibition & Curatorship 5
IDDA A309F Experience Design 5
IDDA A310BF Photography & Visual Studies 5
IDDA A311BF Immersive Digital Art 5
IDDA A400BF Graduation Project 10

Year 2 entry

Students have to obtain a total of 120 credits. Students must successfully complete the following requirements within the 120 credits:
  • 95 credits of compulsory core courses;
  • 10 credits of outside discipline courses;
  • 5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses; and
  • 10 credits of purpose-designed General Education (GE) courses.
Students are reminded that within the 120 credits, not more than 20 credits of courses are to be taken at the foundation level.
Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 2
IDDA A201BF Studio Photography 5
IDDA A202BF Art Direction & Visual Design 5
IDDA A203BF Visual Narrative Workshop 5
IDDA A204BF Imaging Technology 5
IDDA A205F Experimental Imaging & Video Art 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 3
IDDA A300F Computational Art & Graphics 5
IDDA A301BF Aesthetics of Images 5
IDDA A302BF Contemporary Photography 5
IDDA A303BF Typography & Information Design 5
IDDA A304BF Installation Art 5
IDDA A305BF Expanded Images 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4
IDDA A306BF Advanced Imaging Design Workshop 5
IDDA A307F Interactive Digital Art 5
IDDA A308BF Exhibition & Curatorship 5
IDDA A309F Experience Design 5
IDDA A310BF Photography & Visual Studies 5
IDDA A311BF Immersive Digital Art 5
IDDA A400BF Graduation Project 10

Year 3 entry

Students have to obtain a total of 80 credits. Students must successfully complete the following requirements within the 80 credits:

  • 70 of compulsory core courses; and
  • 10 credits of outside discipline courses.
Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 3
IDDA A300F Computational Art & Graphics 5
IDDA A301BF Aesthetics of Images 5
IDDA A302BF Contemporary Photography 5
IDDA A303BF Typography & Information Design 5
IDDA A304BF Installation Art 5
IDDA A305BF Expanded Images 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4
IDDA A306BF Advanced Imaging Design Workshop 5
IDDA A307F Interactive Digital Art 5
IDDA A308BF Exhibition & Curatorship 5
IDDA A309F Experience Design 5
IDDA A310BF Photography & Visual Studies 5
IDDA A311BF Immersive Digital Art 5
IDDA A400BF Graduation Project 10