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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Multimedia

BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_HMMED_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Have a fundamental understanding of the theory, concepts and methods in Media Design, Media Management, Media Technology and Media Informatics relevant to Digital Media
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Recognising any inherent limitations, the ability to derive and apply knowledge of Media Design, Media Management, Media Technology and Media Informatics to the solution and management of Digital Media problems
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Apply and modify Digital Media tools and techniques to solve complex design problems through research, analysis, design, development, communication and management with creativity, imagination and confidence.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to select, evaluate and apply appropriate technologies and methodologies to develop and implement an appropriate solution to meet the requirements of industry
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to combine technical and conceptual skills to define a problem, identify constraints, while employing creativity, innovation, and design, and to implement solutions using appropriate design principles.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work alone, as a member of a team or a team leader; the ability to manage a multimedia project through all stages addressing design, technical and management issues.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) An awareness of the trends and technologies in the Digital Media sector and to have sufficient academic training, confidence and discipline to broaden and deepen own knowledge base through further study, research and professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Have a comprehensive understanding of the psychological, sociological and economic implications of Digital Media for themselves, client groups and the community at large.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MMED6003 Design Basics - Still Image
COMP6001 Web Design Basics
MMED6011 Moving Image & Sound
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MMED6004 Introduction to Digital Media

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MMED6010 Media Project 2
MMED6029 Multimedia Project Management
MMED6005 Introduction to AV Technology
MMED6024 Interaction & Media - Multimed
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MMED6007 Interface Design
MMED6006 Film Language
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MMED6013 Time Based Media Design
MMED6001 Animation Principles

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MMED6027 Media Project 3
MMED6025 Interpreting Sound & Music
MMED6017 Advanced Image Creation
MMED6030 The Analogue & Digital Domain
COMP6011 Interactive Scripting
Module Code Module Title
MMED6021 Cinematography
MMED6023 Design Methodology

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MMED6028 Media Project 4
MMED6020 Applied Animation
MMED6022 Interactive Activities
MMED6019 Application Specific Technique
MMED6009 Media, Culture and Society
Module Code Module Title
MMED6026 Media Design Usability
MMED6018 Advanced Storytelling

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MMED7004 E-Learning
MMED7001 Advanced AV Technology
MMED7009 Media Project 5
MMED7008 Marketing & Media Law
MMED7003 Developing Web Applications
Module Code Module Title
MMED7006 Experimental Video
MMED7007 Immersive Environments

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MMED7005 Ethics & Aesthetics
MMED7002 Business & Info Management
MMED7011 Data for Web Applications
MMED8006 Creative Strategies
MMED7010 Media Project 6

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MMED8007 Digital Culture
MMED8022 Virtual Reality Technology
MMED8019 Direction Concepts
MMED8011 Media Business & Enterprise
MMED8021 Multimedia System Development
Module Code Module Title
MMED8026 Physical Computing
MMED8008 Independent Video Production

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MMED8002 Avant Garde in Digital Media
MMED8005 Professional Practice
MMED8003 Final Year Multimedia Project
Module Code Module Title
MMED8001 Applied Multimedia Programming
MMED8020 Studio Technology

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