Faculty of Information Technology

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Information Technology



  • First semester 2016 (Day)


This unit provides a theoretical and practical guide to the processes involved in producing audio-visual content designed for informational purposes. It will cover the processes involved in designing and documenting such a project in terms of the information delivered and the logistics involved, the actual recording and editing of media used in the project, including technical standards conventionally employed in video and DVD production. This unit will be delivered in a studio environment with an emphasis on collaborative learning.


At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. develop a project management plan for delivering an audiovisual product;
  2. use sound and video recording hardware and software to create a video based product;
  3. work collaboratively in a team environment;
  4. communicate project progress to stakeholders;
  5. document and report on project progress.


In-semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • One 1-hour lecture
  • One 3-hour studio

(b.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours independent study per week for completing lab and project work, private study and revision.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)



VSA3020, MMS2407, MMS2410

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