units

MMD4108

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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18 points, SCA Band 1, 0.375 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Design
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Trinh Vu

Synopsis

This unit is the second part of the major project sequence for the honours course, and students are expected to continue with the research initiated in MMD4107. The project must have appropriate aspects to serve as a vehicle to demonstrate the student's professional understanding and capabilities, as well as appropriate complexity to enable the student to professionally undertake and present it within the time and resource limitations of the unit.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. be able to develop and refine their multimedia design project from the conceptual stage undertaken in MMD4107 Major Project (Multimedia Design) Part 1 through to a visual presentation which demonstrates a very high level of capability
  2. demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the discipline and its professional practices, with particular reference to the social, cultural and aesthetic aspects of their investigation
  3. have a high level of knowledge of the contemporary discourse in Design and in Multimedia Design and to be able to position their work relative to this
  4. be able to debate and/or defend their practice in an informed critical appraisal
  5. demonstrate they have cultivated high ambitions to perfect their practice of multimedia design.

Assessment

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

Workload requirements

6 hours of lectures, tutorials and supervised studio, plus 36 independent study hours

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