B.Sc. (Hons) Multimedia Technology

Course Type Undergraduate
Length/Duration 8 Semesters (For more details please click on the Course Fees section below)
Qualification Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Multimedia Technology
Entry Requirements Candidates seeking direct admission to the programme mentioned should possess a:
• General Education Diploma (Equivalent to 12 years of schooling or equivalent qualification)
• General Foundation Programme (GFP) Certificate issued by MEC.

Further, candidates should pass the Placement Test conducted by MEC which includes English, Mathematics and Computing components. To be exempted from English Language in the Foundation Programme, candidates require a 5.5 score on IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or its equivalent and to be exempted from the Computing component of the GFP, they should have successfully completed the ICDL or IC3. In addition, candidates will have to pass the Math component of the college Placement Test.
Department Computing


This programme develops your expertise in different multimedia technologies and tools. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to develop and use the tools that satisfy professional requirements in today’s web-based world. The programme is designed to include the theories and practices that are appropriate at identified levels. Tracing the development of art through different ages, the programme also encompasses analytical skills and logical ability. The art of programming and the ability to develop systems based on requirement specification are an integral part of the programme.
The demand for trained professionals with skills and knowledge in the key concepts of interactive multimedia, as well as planning and development of a multimedia product by using components like graphics, audio, video, text and animation, is gradually increasing. As a graduate of this programme, you will have opportunities in organizations dealing with animation, strategy development, game-building and so on in the media, IT, and government and private sector organisations.
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Fall Semester College Mathematics Software Engineering DESIGN PERSPECTIVES Omani Studies
Programming Logic Development Business Communication 3-D MODELLING AND ANIMATION SPECIAL TOPIC / Systems Project Management
English for Special Purpose FUNDAMENTALS OF RELATIONAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Advanced Multimedia ADVANCED HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION
DESIGN BASICS Object Oriented Paradigm Server Side Programming Interactive Media
GRAPHIC ART ELECTIVE - I  Object Oriented Design using UML Project Planning
Spring  Semester Probability and Statistics Multimedia Business Environment Advanced Digital Technologies
Introduction to Internet Object Oriented Programming DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION Knowledge-Based Web Design
Calculus and Numerical Methods Rapid Applications Development  Internet Programming ELECTIVE - III
CREATIVE THINKING Web Applications Development E-Commerce Technologies
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING PROJECT - I ELECTIVE - II Project Design and Implementation
Academic Programme Tuition Fees Duration Other Fees
Diploma R.O 2100
(per year)
Fulltime: 2 years or 4 semesters
Part time: Depends on modules registered
(The duration mentioned here does not include the Foundation Programme, which is usually completed in a year)
Registration Fees:R.O 50
(non-refundable)
Caution Deposit: R.O 100
(Refundable at the time of leaving college)
Bachelors

Fulltime: 4 years or 8 semesters
Part time: Depends on modules registered

(The duration mentioned here does not include the Foundation Programme, which is usually completed in a year)

For further information on how to register in the programme please Contact Our Student Admission Office in the following address for applying to our courses:
Mr. Mohammed Al Sabahi
Tel: 00968 24531588
Mr. Khalid Al Harthy
Tel: 00968 24531595
Mariam Al Mamari
Tel: 00968 24531797

Email:
admissions@mec.edu.om
mohammed@mec.edu.om
khalid@mec.edu.om
malmamari@mec.edu.om

In person:
The Student Admission Office
Middle East College
P.O.Box: 79, P.C. 124
Al-Rusayl, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Fax:
00968-24446028
Tel: 00968 24531400