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FIT3039

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)

Synopsis

The principal development process focus of the unit will be on the social, legal and business context in which multimedia and games development companies must operate. Students will work actively in teams on the development of a multimedia or games application or exhibit. Project teams will use project planning/management skills, and design and build a prototype of the project using appropriate software processes and methodologies. Students will integrate multimedia, programming and technical knowledge in the development process. Requirements are fulfilled by the team producing an identified set of deliverables. The team must ensure that each deliverable is completed on schedule.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • develop a project management plan for delivering a multimedia/game application or product;
  • create a game/multimedia application or product OR create a working prototype of a game/multimedia application or product;
  • work collaboratively in a team environment;
  • communicate project progress to stakeholders;
  • document and report on project progress.

Assessment

Practical assignments: 100%. Assignments will include group and individual components.

Chief examiner(s)

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 tutorial

(b.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours additional study per week for team meetings, client meetings, product development, preparation of project deliverables and process journal upkeep.

Prerequisites

For students in course 3334: ((FIT1040 or FIT1002) and FIT1004 and FIT1031 and FIT2001 and FIT2002 and (FIT1003 or FIT2003) and ((FIT2026 and FIT2072) or FIT2049)
Systems analysis and design, Project management, and the fundamental multimedia and/or games development tools.
For students in course 3806: FIT2017, FIT3003 and FIT3020
For students in course 3750: FIT2026, FIT2072 and FIT3020

Prohibitions

MMS3404, MMS3407

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