MDC5320 - Multimedia design studio 3 - 2017

18 points, SCA Band 1, 0.375 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design


Mr Jeffrey Janet

Unit guides



  • First semester 2017 (Day)


This unit is the capstone studio to the Multimedia Design specialisation within the Master of Design. Students are required 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 the studio supervisor.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. apply independent research, problem-solving methodologies and advanced technical skills to plan and manage complex multimedia design solutions from initial concept to final resolution;
  2. demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in the design and production of a multimedia product;
  3. communicate ideas and concepts to critically reflect, evaluate and justify their own multimedia design project;
  4. demonstrate an extensive understanding of the multimedia design discipline and its professional practices, within the scope of a specified multimedia design project;
  5. proficiently present multimedia design concepts in a logical and informed manner that has relevancy to a specified target audience, and;
  6. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


100% mixed mode

Workload requirements

4 contact hours per week plus 20 hours private study per week

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