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Multimedia Research Seminar A ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Leader: Dr Marian Quigley

Berwick First semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: This subject comprises an exploration of industry links to a student's chosen area of specialisation in multimedia which contributes towards the Bachelor of Multimedia (Honours) or Masters degree. Students will complete and present two research papers, participate in the organisation of guest lecturers and visits to industry, as well as attend seminars and presentations organised by the other students.

Assessment: Students will be required to complete two research papers and present their findings before an audience of peers and industry practitioners, one of which must be related to the project undertaken in their Honours or Masters degree, the other may be on any current multimedia topic of interest to the individual and/or group 80% of assessment. Students will also be required to contribute to the organisation and management of guest lecturers and visits to industry according to the needs and interests of the group - 20% of assessment.

Contact Hours: The subject will be offered over the full year requiring an average of 6 hours per week over 2 semesters. The tasks involved will comprise a combination of attendance at seminars, visits to industry, individual research and consultation with subject co-ordinators.

Prerequisites: Bachelor of Multimedia (or approved equivalent) with at least credit average for honours. Bachelor of Multimedia (Honours) or approved equivalent for Masters.

Corequisites: MMS4401 (for Honours)