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The multimedia industry ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Dr Marian Quigley

Berwick Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit provides direct interaction between students and a range of professionals currently working in the multimedia industry. Current and future application areas of multimedia and responsibilities of the multimedia professional will be explored. Societal implications of multimedia and legal and ethical issues relevant to the multimedia professional will be discussed. Students will be given the opportunity to focus on one aspect or issue of particular interest concerning the multimedia industry.

Assessment: Co-ordination of tutorial/discussion group (30%) Participation in tutorial discussion (20%) Written report (50%)

Contact Hours: The student workload requirement is 12 hours per week for 13 weeks. Students will attend a 1 hour seminar, and one 2 hour tutorial session per week. Students are expected to spend 9 hours per week on individual study and assessment work, including library work beyond these normal class hours.

Prerequisites: MMS2401

Prohibitions: Nil