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MMD4107

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Troy Innocent

Synopsis

This unit provides an opportunity to research issues, undertake conceptual designs and develop refinements on the basis of the advanced attainment achieved at the end of the Bachelor of Multimedia Design course. In most instances the project is proposed by the student at the beginning of the semester in consultation with the lecturer, and approved by the lecturer and course coordinator. In certain circumstances however, for a particular cohort, a project may be set for a number of students in order to address issues of common concern.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. demonstrate a capability to research and explore the full range of issues to be considered in a Multimedia Design project;
  2. be able to practice Multimedia Design to a high standard of professional competency;
  3. be able to relate their work to contemporary discourse and seek to extend its boundaries through their design work; 4 .be able to defend their chosen direction in the major project against informed criticism;
  4. have a base of sound knowledge, understanding and capability to undertake their major project;
  5. Be capable of organising, developing and planning methodologies associated with the major project which will help to successfully determine a viable outcome.

Assessment

Mid-semester portfolio: 20% Final portfolio: 80%

Chief examiner(s)

Troy Innocent

Contact hours

6 hours of lectures, tutorials and supervised studio plus 18 hours of independent study

Prerequisites

Admission to Multimedia Design Honours course