Course Title: Digital Media Studio 3: Experimentation

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Media Studio 3: Experimentation

Credit Points: 24.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017


City Campus


370H Design


Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 1 2023,
Sem 2 2023,
Sem 1 2024,
Sem 2 2024


RMIT University Vietnam


345H Media and Communication


Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017


RMIT University Vietnam


370H Design


Viet1 2018,
Viet2 2018,
Viet3 2018,
Viet1 2019,
Viet2 2019,
Viet3 2019,
Viet1 2020,
Viet2 2020,
Viet1 2021,
Viet3 2021,
Viet1 2022,
Viet2 2022,
Viet3 2022,
Viet1 2023,
Viet2 2023,
Viet3 2023,
Viet1 2024,
Viet2 2024

Course Coordinator: Shaun Wilson

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Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of GRAP2588(Melb)/GRAP2589(VN) Digital Media Studio 2: Collaboration


Alternatively you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course. Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. Further information: Credit at RMIT

Course Description

In this studio you will apply design thinking to the design process by developing interactive, motion design, time-based and/or sonic digital media projects. You will experiment with applying your digital media knowledge and skills within the context of a production studio.




Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

You will be assessed on your development against the following program learning outcomes: 

  • Apply theoretical knowledge, conceptual skills and production techniques to the development of digital media solutions for communications problems. 
  • Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation when identifying and solving problems in divers contexts within the discipline.
  • Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness and ethical and reflective practice. 


Upon the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Investigate and explain contemporary ideas and practices in digital media design.
  2. Apply digital media production processes, individually and in teams, to resolve design problems.
  3. Apply design thinking to components of digital media projects.
  4. Investigate and select appropriate production processes for cross-platform project delivery.
  5. Reflect on, evaluate and provide feedback on your own work and that of your peers.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, individual and group activities.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources that are relevant to the focus of your own learning.

There are services available to support your learning, including the University Library and Study Support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include projects, assignments, critiques, reports and presentations, individually and/or in groups.

Assessment will cover both practical and theoretical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.


Assessment Task 1 (10%)

“Design Problem Response” 

Linked learning outcomes: 1


Assessment Task 2 (20%)

“Milestone Presentation” 

Linked learning outcomes: 2, 4. 

Assessment Task 3 (40%)

“Final Project Presentation” 

Linked learning outcomes: 2, 4, 5.


Assessment Task 4 (30%).

“Final Project Reflection and Critical Analysis”

Linked learning outcomes: 5.


Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks. 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.