Course Title: Multimedia Project: Computer Science

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Multimedia Project: Computer Science

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


140H Computer Science & Information Technology


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012

Course Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Vic Ciesielski

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2926

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 14.8.7

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students should have completed years 1-3 of the B. Design (Multimedia Systems) program before taking this project.

This is one of a group of four courses that must be taken concurrently:
• Multimedia Project: Design
Multimedia Project: Business
• Multimedia Project: Engineering
• Multimedia Project: Comp Sci

Course Description

Students work on a major multimedia project.  It is expected that the project will be a major addition to the student’s portfolio.  Projects could be individual or group.   As much as is possible, the project will simulate a multimedia workplace environment.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The objective of this course to provide students with an opportunity to integrate and apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in earlier courses to a significant multimedia project.

Capability Development
This course contributes to the development of the following capabilities: Enabling Knowledge, Problem Solving, and Critical Analysis.

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will be generated by applying programming and other media skills to a Multimedia based project.

Overview of Learning Resources

Students will make extensive use of computer laboratories and relevant software provided by the School.
Lists of relevant textbooks, reference texts, resources in the Library and relevant internet sites will be provided.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment for this course consists of a project proposal, two presentations, and a final report.