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MMS5002 - Multimedia studio 2M

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Art and Design


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit enhances student knowledge of the operation of a multimedia studio and the issues that effect production. They will learn the characteristics and specifications of multimedia types and develop the skills to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of multimedia communication. The students will learn to evaluate the processes being used in a studio environment and make adjustments according to the changing production environment to ensure the viability and growth of the multimedia studio.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. understand the strengths and weaknesses of multimedia for communication;
  2. have a sound knowledge of the characteristics and technical specifications for different multimedia types;
  3. be able to evaluate the effectiveness of business systems, processes and procedures and revise and amend the processes as a result of evaluation;
  4. be able to work in a multi-disciplinary and/or group environment;
  5. have an awareness of the nature of the development environment for multimedia systems and the role which they will play in it;
  6. be able to participate in the design and creation of multimedia products, and critically evaluate them;
  7. have an understanding of the implementation and distribution process of multimedia products after production is complete;
  8. understand the stages required for business growth of a multimedia studio.


Major project:70%
Written report:30%

Contact hours

8 class hours and 16 independent study hours