Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module provides students with an introduction to computer graphics, animation and multimedia; and with appropriate programming and media development skills to design and develop animated multimedia. These topics are investigated through lectures, practicals and independent study. The module provides skills relevant to digital media, animation design, 2D and 3D computer graphics, multimedia composition and visual effects that have relevance to careers in media design, digital animation, and games and multimedia development.
This module provides students with an introduction to computer graphics, animation and multimedia; and with appropriate programming and media development skills to design and develop animated multimedia.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Understand the fundamentals of computer graphics, animation and multimedia: 1Apply appropriate applications and resources to design and create digital media: 1Create computer graphics and animations: 1
15 hours Lectures15 hours Practicals10 hours Tutorials/ Drop-in clinics40 hours Coursework preparation, documentation and demonstration70 hours Private study including recommended tasks and practical preparation
CSC-10024 Programming I - Programming Fundamentals. Students who have not taken the CSC-10024 module that provides an introduction to Java programming may take this module as an elective module provided they have i) some prior programming experience or ii) prepare in advance of the module by studying the recommended text: 'Getting Started with Processing' which is available in the library and as an e-book in the module reading list.
1: Coursework weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Animation and Multimedia PortfolioThe coursework will assess the design and development of multimedia animations to specified briefs.
The assessment will incorporate a component that demonstrates understanding of fundamentals computer graphics, animation and multimedia.
(40 hours coursework preparation, documentation and demonstration)