Through this course student will be working on still life, detailed drawings, figurative drawing and landscapes. Different media such as: ink, charcoal and chalk, pencil, soft pastels, acrylics/ oils and water color will be explained and put into practice throughout the duration of this course.
Structure and Assessment
Course delivery is blended, and includes on-line or face-to-face lessons along with practical assignments where applicable.
Duration – 26 Hours
Part-Time Evenings or Saturday Morning – 1 Session of 2 Hours each Weekly Fridays plus 18:00 – 20:00 hrs of lectures
Note: Additional hours as directed by the Lecturer need to be dedicated by way of Self-Study / Research / Assignments / Projects / Presentations / Group-Work or similar.
These may be either Home-Based Assignments or Time-Constrained Assessments, on both an Individual Basis, as well as on a Group-Level Basis according to the Units being assessed, and may also include evaluation of hands-on practice.
Completed compulsory education and have certification in Award in Intermediate Drawing and Painting. Students not in possession of a certificate in Award in Intermediate Drawing and Painting will be requested to present a portfolio.
Basic skills in drawing and painting
Students who satisfy the following conditions may apply for consideration to join MCAST programmes as mature students:
Have, by the end of the current calendar year:
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
· An MCAST Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to those candidates who attend at least 70% of the lessons.
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
· An MCAST Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to those candidates who satisfy the 80% attendance criteria AND ALSO choose submit course assignments / or sit for assessments and achieves a Pass mark or higher.
· Students who opt not to submit assignments or sit for the assessments or fail to achieve a Pass mark will however be awarded an MCAST Certificate of Attendance provided that they fulfil the minimum attendance criteria as stated above.