Media Arts Production Certificate

The Media Arts Production certificate program introduces you to the multifaceted world of media production. You will learn how to take creative ideas and transform them into a variety of media formats. You will acquire knowledge and develop skills in operating and maintaining media production equipment, media aesthetics and preparing materials for a variety of communication situations. You will also learn how to produce full media programs. Your studies will focus on audio recording and production, presentation software and equipment, script writing, design principles, formatting, manipulating and editing graphics, video production and editing, electronic publishing, still imaging and oral, written and electronic communication skills. A hands-on, practical approach will help you become a dynamic, self-motivated, professional media arts production specialist.

Selected courses for this program are available through distance learning. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Prince Albert. For complete program information, check the program page.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.

You will study basic design theory in the context of visual communications. You will learn about design tools and materials, and design processes including critiques and drawing. Using the formal elements of design, you will develop practical design skills. A basic understanding of computer terminology and operations is necessary for successful course completion.

Equivalent course(s): Advanced Page Assembly (GRPH 260), Digital Prepress Design (GAP 340)

Additional costs: Art supplies
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$502.76OnlineCRN: 201602-28
January 9, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$502.76OnlineCRN: 201603-22
You will access the internet, search for files on the World Wide Web, use internet services such as e-mail and download files. You will explore different options and set preferences within each of these applications.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$282.00OnlineCRN: 201602-41
January 9, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$282.00OnlineCRN: 201603-30