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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byCaulfield School of Information Technology


Multimedia encompasses the different forms of digital media; images, sound, text, animation, film and interactive media. Essential information and devices that enable modern society to function effectively are increasingly accessible solely via effective integration of the various digital media forms. Increasingly, multimedia will be so pervasive that all computer systems and networks will have the capability to handle multimedia data effectively. The specialisation in multimedia systems covers the analysis, design and implementation of multimedia systems with balanced emphases on the conceptual, technical and application aspects. Key areas studied include human-computer interaction, multimedia authoring, advanced multimedia programming and enabling communication and computing technologies for multimedia delivery.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant Courses

  • 2411 Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
  • 2402 Masters of Information Technology
  • 3348 Masters of Information Technology Professional
  • 3309 Masters of Applied Information Technology
  • 3349 Masters of Information Technology (Honours)