DP002 - Diploma of Design (Multimedia Systems)

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Plan: DP002OS - Diploma of Design (Multimedia Systems)
Campus: RMIT Intl University Vietnam

Overview

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: Diploma of Design (Multimedia Systems)
Award abbreviation: DipDes
Total credit points: 96
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 semesters full time
Location: Offshore, Ho Chi Minh Campus
Owning school: Media and Communication (345H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/mediacommunication
Partnered offering / Corporate client: RMIT International Vietnam
ASCED code: 020115
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Diploma of Design(Multimedia Systems) provides an introduction to the skills and abilities required to develop multimedia products and systems.

As the first stage of the three year Bachelor of Design (Digital Media)  the Diploma offers graduates a technical foundation in design, programming, hardware as well some exposure to the communication, teamworking and business skills required for success in this industry.

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Articulation and pathways

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

 

Students who successfully complete the requirements for the Diploma of Design (Multimedia Systems) will be granted entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media).

 

 

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Entrance requirements

A unit of mathematics to year 12 VCE standard Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics.

English language requirements

A minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 5.5, with no band less than 5.0, or equivalent.

For equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page http://www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent

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External accreditation and industry links

There is no appropriate accreditation body.

The School has a very strong Industry Advisory Committee (in some Schools called the “program advisory committee”), which 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. It also actively contributes to the School through participation in seminars, marketing events, industry awards and scholarships.

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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

RMIT Library already holds or has ordered all prescribed and recommended books. A limited number of copies of books will be available from the Library; some may be available electronically via Safari Bookshelf or electronic journals. This program will be delivered only in on-campus mode.

No additional IT or specialist resources are required to support the new courses. You will use IT facilities within the school. Special software required, such as Visual Paradigm, is already licensed and installed.

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