Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Tamara Jordan


This unit is the culmination of a sequence of multimedia design studios. Students are expected to develop a self-initiated major studio project that demonstrates an advanced-level application of multimedia design. The project will serve as a vehicle providing students with a means to undertake creative decision-making apply their design, media and technical capabilities and exercise a professional understanding of multimedia design practice. Preliminary research and project development will be undertaken in consultation with studio supervisor.


On successful completion of this subject, students should:

  1. Be able to demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in the creation, design and production of a multimedia product.
  2. Be able to critically evaluate, debate and/or defend their multimedia design project outcomes;
  3. Be able to document a multimedia design project in a cohesive proficient manner, demonstrating planning, leadership and management strategies;
  4. Be able to proficiently present multimedia design concepts in a logical and informed manner that has relevancy to their target audience;
  5. Be able to undertake effective research for developing a multimedia design strategy.
  6. Understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study


Major project (100%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

36 independent study hours per week including weekly meetings with project supervisors and regular seminars