1 x 1-hour lecture weekly
1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 Admission into BITDMH-Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) (Honours)
1a Admission into BITDM-Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media)
1b Admission into BCACW-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing)
1c Admission into BCADM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)
1d Admission into BCADR-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)
1e Admission into BCASC-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)
1f Admission into BMEDIAA-Bachelor of Media Arts
1g Admission into BCAVA-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)
1h Admission into BCPW-Bachelor of Communication and Professional Writing
1i Admission into BITR-Bachelor of International Tourism
1j Admission into BCAVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
1k Admission into BCAHVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
1l Admission into BMC-Bachelor of Media and Communication
1m Admission into BCAET-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Enterprise)
1n Admission into any BCI - Bachelor of Creative Industries
1o Admission into BTRE-Bachelor of Tourism and Events
1p Admission into BCAGP-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Game Production)
1q Admission into BAHCC-Bachelor of Arts (Health in Community Contexts)
1r Admission into BA-Bachelor of Arts
1s Admission into BAHA-Bachelor of Arts - Enhanced Program for High Achievers
1t Admission into DIPA-Diploma in Arts
1u Admission into BASC-Bachelor of Arts and Science
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s or 1t or 1u))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of MDIA1001, SCME1003, VEED1201 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s); Project; Test(s); Oral; Seminar.
Topic description

The topic introduces fundamental principles of multimedia design for websites and other digital media. Students will learn to analyse, critique, and produce basic multimedia. A variety of production software will be introduced in lessons and practicals, with an emphasis on gaining skills which form the foundation for digital media production.

Educational aims

This topic aims to give students the opportunity to:

  • Understand social, design and technical contexts for digital media production
  • Acquire a working vocabulary relevant to understanding and expressing ideas about digital media
  • Combine media theory with production practice in the recognition that they are two parts of the one whole
  • Familiarise themselves with fundamental design principles
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Convey ideas in a variety of digital media formats combining text and original imagery
  2. Demonstrate a working vocabulary of concepts relevant to digital media design and practices
  3. Manipulate photographic works