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Qualification: Diploma in digital arts and practices (no legal status)

Diploma in digital arts and practices (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • work competently in the world of contemporary art and the creative industries,
  • apply theoretical and practical knowledge in practice (as the author of projects or in the implementation of individual phases of work, as a co-worker and co-creator in projects),
  • apply knowledge acquired and skills developed in practice, solve problems in an innovative manner, find information and develop ideas,
  • plan projects and organise work for their implementation, design presentation strategies and find mechanisms to obtain resources for implementation (sponsorship, clients, applications for funding, scholarships/bursaries) and for the inclusion of projects in broader presentation context (competitions, exhibitions, festivals, websites, etc.),
  • analyse and interpret contemporary reality and critically evaluate own production and developments in the fields of art, society and technologies,
  • participate and work as part of a team in online and combined communication situations,
  • defend own ideas, concepts or finished projects both in writing/orally and through the use of visual and other means of communication and presentation, 
  • assess and find suitable collaborators for projects,
  • lead and assume responsibility for a project, collaborators and a group with regard to the client, audience/visitors, and users,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate clear knowledge of modern new media technologies and applications and their use in artistic and other creative media production environments,
  • demonstrate understanding of the digital overlap of technologies and uses, and knowledge of their possibilities from the point of view of artistic and other creative media production practices,
  • recognise and demonstrate critical understanding of individual characteristic phenomena in technical media communication or artistic and other creative production,
  • demonstrate knowledge of communication, technical and creative specifics in media production environments tied to new media, above all in the field of art,
  • demonstrate knowledge of and comparatively evaluate production tools from the field of new media in the art field and select a suitable combination of new media technologies and concepts for a specific artistic or creative purpose,
  • address concrete media production and content/conceptual problems in the fields of animation, video, photography and new media,
  • communicate and create using multiple means of expression and media technologies (image, sound, word, body and space, interactive and traditional mass media) and in interaction between them,
  • be proactive in the autonomous development of skills in the application of knowledge in the field of new media,
  • identify and critically evaluate film and television productions,
  • articulate critical thoughts in relation to own field of activity,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the developmental logic of interpretations and the theory of contemporary art,
  • demonstrate understanding of the origin, spread and predominance of individual theories,
  • interpret, reflect on and evaluate individual works of art, oeuvres or specific periods of the history of fine art, visual art and digital arts and seek parallels with other arts.

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Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme and
  • a successfully passed aptitude test.

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In order to complete the programme students must pass all examinations and complete all course units in all subjects of the curriculum, including elective subjects, and successfully defend a diploma thesis for a total of at least 180 credits.

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University of Nova Gorica, College of Art

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme and
  • a successfully passed aptitude test.
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In order to complete the programme students must pass all examinations and complete all course units in all subjects of the curriculum, including elective subjects, and successfully defend a diploma thesis for a total of at least 180 credits.