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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Information Technology component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byBerwick School of Information Technology
Course coordinatorMr Michael Morgan


In this major students learn about digital and interactive systems and the important links between technological and presentation skills. The major focuses on the multimedia development process and provides students with the knowledge and skills essential for the analysis, design and implementation of computer based multimedia products, services and systems. The major includes thirteen specialist multimedia applications major units covering the areas of web development, CD/DVD authoring, educational multimedia, video and 3D animation. The multimedia applications major includes two third level units of project work in a studio environment.


To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems with a major in multimedia applications, students must complete the course requirements outlined below.

Compulsory units

Level one
Level two
Level three

Elective units

Students complete 24 points of electives, of which no more than 12 points may be taken at level one; the remaining units must be at level two or three. These electives may be taken from within the Faculty of Information Technology or from any other faculty of Monash University.

Relevant Courses

  • 3334 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 3909 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems