Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Media, Design en IT
Expert Class English for Creatives38178/3076/2324/1/58
Study guide

Expert Class English for Creatives

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • International programmes Media, Design and IT
    Programme option:
    • GDM International - Brand Design
    • GDM International - Interface Design
    • GDM International - Motion Design
    • GDM International - Publication Design
    Choice package:
    • Subjects of your choice - Brand Design
    • Subjects of your choice - Interface Design
    • Subjects of your choice - Motion Design
    • Subjects of your choice - Publication Design
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 8 credits
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 208,00 hours

Short description

In this course, you will learn to discuss and present designs in English. You build experience in oral and written communication with clients. You further specialise in the typical information circulating in the future professional context through listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises.
During the lectures and seminars, your general, commercial, graphic and multimedia vocabulary and professional terminology in English will be further expanded.

Please note: Only students with an ECC level B2 (on skills, grammar and vocabulary) are admitted to this expert course.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

You apply your knowledge of grammar (European level B2) in business written and spoken conversations in English.
You apply your knowledge of general and subject-specific English vocabulary in written and spoken conversations in a semi-professional setting.
You understand more complex content in auditory and audiovisual sources related to cross-media in the English language.

Course content

The following topics are covered:

  • Grammar for experts
  • Commonly made mistakes
  • Receptive skills
  • Productive skills
  • Vocabulary

Study material (text): Mandatory

The course material will be made available digitally via Digitap.

For this course, keep in mind additional costs for:

  • access to LinkedIn Learning (+/- 15 euro, to be renewed every academic year)
  • Adobe Creative software (+/- 75 euro, renewable every academic year)

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials36,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours172,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeSkills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodSkills assessment during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

Submissions for evaluation shall always consist of the candidate's own work and shall be submitted within the deadlines provided. If ideas, images or texts, ideas, designs or parts of designs of others are used, the author, designer and/or location of the work must be clearly mentioned to avoid plagiarism - and thus exam fraud.

Note: The effective examination format will be communicated via Digitap. The effective exam time is communicated via Webuntis.