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MDIA 2310 - Portfolio Design

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This class focusses on creating a digital portfolio to showcase your work. Your designs should highlight your creative abilities, concepts and ideas that you have developed, and your personality. You will design and create a series of tightly-defined webpage layouts, phone app mockups, landing pages, icons, info-graphics, and digital print layouts for presentation to prospective employers. The instructor will provide input and guidance for the portfolio content as well as the proper methodologies and techniques on how to achieve effective results. Your portfolio is your gateway to reaching out to potential employers. This course is required to be the last course in the Graphic Design Associate Certificate.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1040 and MDIA 1049 and MDIA 1105 and MDIA 1140 and MDIA 1180 and MDIA 2012 and MDIA 2049 and MDIA 2180

Credits

3.0

Cost

$595.72 - $621.12 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 43431

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Charanjit Bains

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$595.73

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. The following pre-requisite courses MUST BE COMPLETED before registering: MDIA 1040; MDIA 1049; MDIA 1105; MDIA 1140; MDIA 1180; MDIA 2012; MDIA 2049 & MDIA 2180 No class Oct 11. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is a synchronous course which requires you to be online on the posted days and times shown on your myBCIT schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please check to ensure you meet the computer requirements for the class. If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 84445

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC Rm. 850

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$621.12

Notes

  1. Please note the following pre-requisite courses to be completed before registering: MDIA 1040; MDIA 1049; MDIA 1105; MDIA 1140; MDIA 1180; MDIA 2012; MDIA 2049 & MDIA 2180 You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal https://kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130 If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca

CRN 85504

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$595.72

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note the following pre-requisite courses to be completed before registering: MDIA 1040; MDIA 1049; MDIA 1105; MDIA 1140; MDIA 1180; MDIA 2012; MDIA 2049 & MDIA 2180 This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into https://learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal https://kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130 If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Design and create digital projects that portray your own creativity, concepts, ideas, sketches, and personality.
  • Design and create webpage layouts, phone app mockups, and landing pages.
  • Create a series of digital advertisements with common elements and branding.
  • Create a master template for presenting portfolio work.
  • Design and produce a series of branding products.
  • Create and format marketing materials.
  • Create user interface elements such as icons, buttons, logos, forms, and infographics.
  • Design phone app wireframes and mockups based on current technology trends.
  • Conceptualize and design digital marketing items including interactive e-newsletters.
  • Create a professional resumé and cover letter using creative cloud software tools.
  • Provide constructive, growth-producing feedback to your fellow colleagues.
  • Prepare a professional online, evolving, and current portfolio.
  • Present your portfolio to an industry panel.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MDIA 2310 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Graphic Design
    Full-time/Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate

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