Master of Multimedia DesignNOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the postgraduate handbook change register for details.
Course code: 3105 ~ Course abbreviation: MMDes ~ Total credit points required: 96 ~ 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time* ~ Managing faculty: Art and Design
* Part-time mode will be offered subject to final enrolment numbers.
Study mode and course location
This specialist coursework masters degree recognises the particular practical skills and mindset that are required to work as a multimedia designer. It acknowledges the specialist skills in design strategy, development and communication necessary to work effectively in this area. Students gain a sound working knowledge of multimedia elements including text, image, sound, animation and video. The coursework aspects of the degree are complemented by theoretical discussions on the recent history of multimedia design and where it might progress in the future. Graduates will emerge as skilled practitioners in the area and should also be able to critically assess and contribute to the future of multimedia design. The units are a blend of studio practice and lectures.
Assessment is based on project work, written and verbal presentations and assignments.
Credit for prior studies
Up to 24 points of credit may be granted for previously completed similar graduate-level units which have not been counted towards the award of any other degree or diploma. For similar undergraduate units, students will normally be required to make substitutions.
The course consists of nine coursework units, with a total of 96 points normally studied in full-time mode over four semesters. Part-time mode will be offered subject to final enrolment numbers. Study pattern to be determined in consultation with course coordinator.
Theory component (compulsory)
Students chose six points of study from each of the options below.
Technology Option A
Technology Option B
The program can be exited after one or two semesters of full-time study or the equivalent. Students exiting after successfully completing one semester of study (24 points) take out the Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Design. Students exiting after successfully completing two semesters of study (48 points) take out the Graduate Diploma of Multimedia Design.
Telephone +61 3 9903 1517, email email@example.com or visit www.artdes.monash.edu.au.
Mr Jeff Janet