Multimedia & Creative Technologies

Professional bachelor of Multimedia & Creative Technologies

  • Discover how we make technology work for us, unlock its extraordinary potential and society may thank you
  • Get inspired by our mix of creativity, technology and strategy and let curiosity take over
  • Immerse yourself in different digital technologies – from web to audio, 3D to Mixed Reality
  • Work together with companies and organisations on real-life projects
  • Enjoy on-the-job experience during a four-month internship abroad or secure the go-ahead to pursue your own start-up
  • Choose our English-language programme to help launch your career into the digital world
  • You can also follow this programme in Dutch.

Multimedia and Communication Technology will have a new name from the 2021-2022 academic year, approved by the Flemish government: Multimedia & Creative Technologies.

What does this course contain?

Course in brief

You will develop the cutting-edge creativity and technical skills to help you to shine in the fast-paced world of new media.

From day one, you learn how to apply the theory as you immerse yourself in 3D printers, ViReS, Kinects, Arduino boards, input devices, hand tools, and audiovisual equipment… get ready, our FabLab awaits you.

Our project-based approach gives you an understanding of the realities of work as you work to resolve a series of practical challenges. You will draw on the technical knowledge learned in our specialist workshops to deliver meaningful solutions to real-life problems that clients and customers face.

As you build up your commercial awareness, we will also work on your leadership and intercultural communication skills needed for the international workplace.

During your final year, your focus shifts to on-the-job experience. Got an entrepreneurial streak? Then, you can apply for student entrepreneur status and if successful pursue your own start-up. Or, choose to go abroad for a different kind of adventure, getting on-the-job experience working for a company.

Whatever you decide, this 16-week placement is likely to have a significant impact on your next step…

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FabLab

A space where you can share knowledge, experiment and innovate. Here Nxt Media Technology students can swap ideas with students from automotive technology, biomedical laboratory technology, business management, teacher training and art school.

You name it, you will find it – audiovisual equipment, input devices, 3D scanners, 3D printers, laser cutters, electronics instruments, computers with design software and hand tools to materials such as plastics, cork, sensors and actuators…

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Year 1 students demo their first project

For whom?

Your profile

Innovation excites you and you are always on the lookout for breakthroughs in media tech. You are digitally minded, able to suss out gaps in the market with your entrepreneurial instinct. You are an ideas person who creates – turning designs into prototypes. You are interested in connecting things and the prospect of bringing technology and people closer together. And, you are curious about technology and programming but you do not need prior knowledge.

Course requirements

  • The course is taught in English, so a good level of language proficiency is required.
  • You hold a secondary education certificate that grants access to a comparable higher education degree programme in the country it was granted.
  • An open mind, strong motivation and a goal-oriented approach.
  • Curiosity, with a readiness to explore, a desire to use your talents as well as perform as part of an international team.

Costs

The main programme-related costs are:

  • Tuition fee (2021-2022) 
  • €113,20 application fee (excluding bank costs). This fee is deducted from your tuition fee if you are accepted onto the programme
  • €75 annually for an Adobe Creative Cloud account (discounted rate – normally €60 euros a month)
  • €90 annually – includes a LinkedIn learning account, web hosting services, use of the FabLab’s equipment and materials like print filament, wood, cardboard…
  • A laptop that meets required specifications 
  • There may be additional costs for coursebooks but this depends on which electives you choose

Check our cost of living estimate for other expenses

Laptop requirements

Our campuses are equipped with the latest technology so all you need is your own laptop that meets these specifications:

  • Screen diagonal: minimum 15"
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 or AMD A10
  • Internal RAM memory: minimum 16GB
  • Storage capacity: minimum 256 GB (of which 128 GB SSD or flash)
  • Graphics card: dedicated

Count on a maximum of €75 of software per year. As a KdG student, you get a discount on software from Adobe, Academic Download, Academic Box and Academic Computing.

Study in Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp, in the heart of Europe

  • Vibrant city of learning with more than 44,000 students
  • Home to the second-largest port in Europe
  • Diamond capital of the world

  • Thriving fashion industry 

  • Cultural heritage of world renown 

  • Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris and London all within easy reach
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Atypical Antwerp, the movie

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Welcome in Antwerp!

Antwerp, city for students

Antwerp has over 44,000 students. On a total of 511,000 inhabitants, that's a lot! 

STAN (Student in Antwerp) works hard for a student-friendly city: sufficient and high-quality housing, a clean and safe student district, cheap rental bikes, cultural offers with great discounts,  affordable and safe party areas, clear policies with respect to mounting posters and ragging, and much more.

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Antwerp, city for students. An Introduction

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This is Antwerp

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What do other students say about Antwerp?

Your campus

  • Your lectures will mostly take place within the Faculty of Science & Technology.
  • Drop into the library for some quiet study time or group work, or relax in the cafeteria and catch-up with course mates.
  • The campus enjoys excellent bus and tram links, so getting into the city centre is straightforward. On-site parking is also available.

Campus Hoboken
Salesianenlaan 90
2660 HOBOKEN

+32 3 613 17 00
info.wet@kdg.be

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After Graduation

Work or study?

Our programme is all about getting you ready for work.  Possible careers include a digital strategist, innovation manager, growth hacker, digital transformer, creative technologist, interaction designer or digital product designer. Entrepreneurial? Why not launch a digital start-up?

Or perhaps you want to continue with your studies? Then a master’s degree in digital business, media management, digital design, design thinking, creative technologies, visual arts are also potential options.

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