BP153 - Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Systems)

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Plan: BP153OS - Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Systems)
Campus: RMIT University Vietnam


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Systems)
Award abbreviation: BDes(MultimedSys)
Total credit points: 384
Career: UGRD
Duration: 8 semesters full time
Location: RMIT University Vietnam
Owning school: Media and Communication (345H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/mediacommunication
ASCED code: 020115
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

Working in the multimedia industry and developing multimedia products and systems requires a wide range of skills in design, programming, hardware and business. In most organisations development is done in teams. This program provides graduates with the necessary technical knowledge and skills to develop multimedia content, multimedia  products and systems as well as the communication and organisational skills to work as members of multidisciplinary multimedia teams.

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Articulation and pathways

Articulation agreements between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The statements below provide you with information about articulation agreements with this program.

You may gain entry into this program from the:

(DP002)  Diploma of Design (Multimedia Systems)
Provided you have an academic performance of:

[generally use GPA]

For selection you must also:[insert name any other requirements for selection]
And if selected you will get credit for:8 Courses or 96 Credit Points (Equivalent to 1 year Full-Time study)


The courses for which you will get credit are:

(COSC2282) Design for Interactive Media 1

(BUSM3299) The Entrepreneurial Process

(COSC2083) Introduction to Information Technology

(EEET2244) Multimedia Engineering 1

(COSC2283) Design for Interactive Media 2

(BUSM4092) Applied Entrepreneurship

(EEET2245) Multimedia Engineering 2

(COSC2429) Introduction to Programming

The Grade Point Average (GPA) is a measure of your average results across all courses and is explained at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/gradingbasis/gpa.

If you require further details on these programs refer to the RMIT University Handbook [http://www.rmit.edu.au/handbook].

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program.

Upon successful completion of this program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University, including the (MC062) Master of Computing (Melbourne, City Campus), subject to each program’s entry requirements (Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher).

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Entrance requirements

You require English IELTS language test score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent, such as TOEFL (Paper based) = 580+ (TWE 4.5+), or TOEFL (Computer based) = 237+ (TWE 4.5+) or REW English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1&2.

Also a unit of mathematics equivalent to year 12 VCE standard Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics.

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External accreditation and industry links

There is no appropriate accreditation body.

The School has a very strong Industry Advisory Committee that is the main link to industry. Membership includes staff from major IT companies with global and local presence.  The Committee meets quarterly and provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of Industry and has input into the design of new programs.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you may access the services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at RIUV: http://library.rmit.edu.vn/.

You may also access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online. Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.

For more information on library resources and services from Melbourne go to: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online learning tools and content

As a student enrolled in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the learning management system for the Vietnam campus: https://blackboard.rmit.edu.vn/webapps/login/.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT International University Vietnam provides the following resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services available:

  • transition to tertiary student learning
  • study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health and personal matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in community engagement, arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.
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