Course Title: Apply principles of game design to a multimedia product

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

Course Title: Apply principles of game design to a multimedia product

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Creative Media


Course Contact: Viv Weir

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-8012

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Course Description

This year-long course covers the skills required to integrate and use scripting language in authoring an interactive multimedia product.  It also covers the skills and knowledge required to incorporate the principles of game design, including planning and designing a game.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFMEM09A Apply principles of game design to a multimedia product


1. Receive and interpret the brief for the game design

2. Generate and assess ideas

3. Conduct research

4. Select a game design model

5. Compose the game elements

6. Evaluate game based on design principles

Learning Outcomes

Not applicable

Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed with the competencies    Integrate and Use Scripting Language in Authoring a Multimedia Product (CUFIMA01A) and Use a Library or Pre-existing Components (ICAITBO75/A).

Assessment takes the form of four practice-based digital assignments involving creative responses to a brief.  Students will design and execute interactive digital products, individually and in teams.