CSC-10026 - Computer Animation and Multimedia
Coordinator: Sandra I Woolley Tel: +44 1782 7 33259
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733075

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23

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, visual effects and image processing which have relevance to careers in interface design, digital animation, and games and multimedia development.

Aims
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: 1
Apply appropriate applications and resources to design and create digital media: 1
Create computer graphics and animations: 1

Study hours

15 hours Lectures
15 hours Practicals
10 hours Tutorials/ Drop-in clinics
40 hours Coursework preparation, documentation and demonstration
70 hours Private study including recommended tasks and practical preparation

School Rules

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.

Description of Module Assessment

1: Coursework weighted 100%
Animation and Multimedia Portfolio
The 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)