The Diploma in Media Production and Design (DMPD) unveils the expertise required to navigate the constantly evolving media landscape. The programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to be an effective content producer for various platforms ̶ from conventional print-based media to digital and internet-based experiences.
Get ready for a dynamic programme and expect plenty of hands-on training as you learn techniques in media production and design to develop a portfolio of original works. In addition, industry attachment with production companies, advertising and design agencies, and public-sector organisations allows you to gain valuable real-world experience.
DMPD graduates can look forward to a variety of jobs from graphic artist and web designer to assistant producer and video editor in media companies, advertising agencies, and media divisions of government organisations.
Job types include:
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
4 compulsory modules:B102 Organisational BehaviourC111 New Media CommunicationsG101 Cognitive Processes and Problem SolvingG107 Effective Communication
6 compulsory modules:
T201 Creative Concepts
T202 Art of Story
T214 Sound Design
T601 Arts History (2 MC)T602 Creative Enterprise (2 MC)
12 compulsory modules:
T255 Visual Storytelling
T256 Colour and Typography
T257 Single-Camera Production
T258 Media Platforms
T259 Multi-Camera Production
T260 Interactive Media and Content Development
T302 Graphic Design
T307 Concepts of Persuasion
T352 Writing for Screen
T357 Advanced Single-Camera Production
T359 Advanced Multi-Camera Production
T650 Media Formats and Genres
4 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG913 Portfolio DevelopmentG901 Character and Citizenship EducationT931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
4 compulsory modules:
T221 Arts Management
T222 Production Design
T227 Arts Marketing
T271 Photography and Digital Imaging
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by RP's Schools and Centre.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Any three other subjects
Note: To be eligible for selection, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the first group of relevant subjects and another different subject listed in the second group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-A Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Media Production and Design, you must complete a total of 122 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.