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BUS2040 - Business systems for multimedia and the entertainment industries

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Not offered in 2007


This unit introduces students to the skills necessary to create a multimedia product, using commercially available software. The foci of the course will be the practical use of multimedia technologies and the development of business skills necessary. Topics to be covered include: digital and analogue audio and visual technologies; information technologies and formats in the multimedia spectrum; relevant business operations issues; relevant legal issues; other issues relating to successful management within the industry.


Assignments (Portfolio Project): 40%
Examination (2 hours): 60%
Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour laboratory per week


GCO1821, GCO2822, IMS2401, MMS1402, MMS1404