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MMS3001 - The multimedia industry

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Kirsten Ellis


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit provides direct interaction between students and a range of professionals currently working in the multimedia industry. Current and future application areas of multimedia and responsibilities of the multimedia professional will be explored. Societal implications of multimedia and legal and ethical issues relevant to the multimedia professional will be discussed. Students will be given the opportunity to focus on one aspect or issue of particular interest concerning the multimedia industry.


Co-ordination of tutorial/discussion group (30%)
Participation in tutorial discussion (20%)
Written report (50%)

Contact hours

12 hrs/ week for 13 weeks comprised of 1x 1 hr seminar, and 1x 2 hr tutorial/ week. Students are expected to spend 9 hrs/ week on individual study and assessment work, including library work beyond these normal class hours.