MDIA Future Innovators Summer School at MCAST

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MDIA Future Innovators Summer School at MCAST
MDIA Future Innovators Summer School at MCAST


Age: thirteen (13) to fifteen (15)
Duration: 8 weeks (10th July to 7th September)
Time: 8:30 – 12:30
Days: Monday and Friday
Fee: €85.00



  1. Week 1: Cybersecurity

Cyber security is the collection of technologies, methods, and practices that are designed to secure networks, devices, programs, and data from attack, damage, or illegal access. Information technology security is another term for cyber security.

This subject allows students to broaden their expertise in the field of cybersecurity through challenges, workshops, and lectures presented at the digital summer school.


  1. Week 2: Digital Video Production/ YouTube ®

Video production is the overall process of making a video. Young professionals can employ animation or design tools to produce distinctive effects and animations, as well as translate visual inspiration into an appealing portfolio.


  1. Week 3: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the ability of a computer, or a robot controlled by a computer to do tasks that normally require human intelligence and judgment. Students can comprehend the principles of AI, the various types of AI, where they are utilized, and how they are constructed.


  1. Week 4: Blockchain, NFTs & Metaverse

Blockchain is a distributed, digital ledger that makes it easier to record transactions and track assets in a corporate network. An NFT is a digital asset that symbolizes physical stuff such as art, music, in-game items, and videos. Students will gain a basic understanding of these topics through this workshop.


  1. Week 5: Coding

Coding generates a collection of instructions that computers may use. These instructions specify the actions a computer can and cannot perform. Coding enables programmers to create programs like websites and apps. Young professionals can master the fundamentals of coding and code with Phyton ® to improve their computing skills.


  1. Week 6: 3D Printing

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of creating a three-dimensional object from a CAD model or digital 3D model. Young professionals can learn about 3D printing and the best techniques for creating and maintaining 3D prints. Students can make 3D-printed models if a workshop is provided.


  1. Week 7: Esports

Esports is a form of competition using video games. Esports often takes the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players, individually or as teams. By the 2010s, esports was a significant factor in the video game industry, with many game developers actively designing and providing funding for tournaments and other events.


  1. Week 8: Robotics

Robotics is an interdisciplinary branch of computer science and engineering. Robotics involves the design, construction, operation, and use of robots. The goal of robotics is to design machines that can help and assist humans.

Key Information for Prospective, Continuing and Progressing Students for Short-courses, Awards and Full qualifications offered on part-time basis

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