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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 14,663
Course Miscellanous Fees:

Placing

Area:
Bukit Jalil,
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Staffordshire University, UK & Asia Pacific University (Dual Degree)

BSC (HONS) IN MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

  Institution: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Field Of Study:
Computing, Technology & IT
Level Of Study:
Undergraduate
Course Subject:
Multimedia Technology
Course Intake:
April, August, January, May, October

BSC (HONS) IN MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

 

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • In depth knowledge of multimedia concepts, principles, and technologies.
  • The knowledge and skills required to work in the multimedia industry as an author, animator, or modeller.
  • The specific skills required to create 3D models and animation, digital music, video, and similar creative assets.

LEVEL 1

Specialised modules at Level 1 in this program that provide appropriate foundation for a technical professional in the field of Multimedia Technology include Interactive Media & Web Design Technology, Audio Visual Technology, Introduction to Graphics & Basic 3D Applications, and Digital Image Production. System Analysis & Design and Introduction to Programming in an appropriate language are skills needed by every IT professional. General understanding of the work environment and aspects of personal and organisational development are provided by Computing & IT in the Workplace and Introduction to Management. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are introduced.

Common Modules

  • Computing & IT in the Workplace
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Introduction To C Programming
  • Introduction to Management
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • System Analysis & Design

Specialised Modules

  • Audio Visual Technology
  • Digital Image Production
  • Interactive Media & Web Design Technology
  • Introduction to Graphics & Basic 3D Applications

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

LEVEL 2

Specific technical skills related to Multimedia Technology are developed at this level. Multimedia Applications, Web Multimedia, and Developing Interactive Multimedia introduce a range of techniques and components, along with a technical framework and guidelines for the development of practical interactive multimedia systems. Computer Graphics introduces you to APIs that implement algorithms for digital representation and manipulation of images. Animation is introduced in Icon & Time Based Multimedia and Basic 3D Computer Character Modelling, while sound is covered in Synthesiser Technology and Digital Audio & Video. Independent learning continues in all modules, but is a particular focus of Research Methods For Computing & Technology.

Independent learning continues in all modules but is a particular focus and requirement in Research Methods.

 

Common Modules

  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Professional & Enterprise Development
  • Research Methods For Computing and Technology

Specialised Modules

  • Basic 3D Computer Character Modelling
  • Computer Graphics
  • Developing Interactive Multimedia
  • Digital Audio and Video
  • Icon and Time Based Multimedia
  • Mathematics for Computer Graphics
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Synthesiser Technology
  • Web Multimedia

LEVEL 3

At this level there is further development of relevant technical skills and the ability to apply these skills with strong critical thinking and analysis. In Multimedia Streaming you will master media streaming technology and develop synchronised media integration language (SMIL) programing skills along with project management skills. In Multimedia Scripting you will explore frameworks for selecting methods and tools and develop an understanding of current trends in multimedia development and its techniques. Advanced Multimedia, Advanced Web Multimedia, and Advanced 3D Character Modelling and Animation build on their Level 2 counterparts to provide in depth knowledge of issues and techniques.

The major project that you are expected to complete, entails extensive research in domain knowledge and the acquisition of skills in using tools and methods in Multimedia Technology. This is where you will demonstrate higher level critical thinking analysis and solutions development skills which will enhance your employability.

Common Modules

  • Innovation Management and New Product Development
  • Project Management

Specialised Modules

  • Advanced 3D Character Modelling and Animation
  • Advanced Multimedia
  • Advanced Web Multimedia
  • HCI and Usability
  • Investigations in Multimedia Technology
  • Multimedia Scripting
  • Multimedia Streaming
  • Multimedia Techniques For Animation, Games & Film Effects
  • Multimedia Technology Project

CAREERS IN MULTIMEDIA

This qualification will assist you to gain employment as a multimedia practitioner and you will enter the employment market with the advantages of strong technical skills in software design and information systems development in the context of building quality interactive multimedia applications.