What’s in a Multimedia or Interactive Games Degree? The opportunity to experience –Design techniques –Technical aspects –Make real applications –Working.
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What’s in a Multimedia or Interactive Games Degree? The opportunity to experience –Design techniques –Technical aspects –Make real applications –Working on your own –Working in a team
What’s in the modules? You can choose to take particular themes at level 1 and carry them through at Level 2 –Eg: graphics, interface design, programming The next slide shows a selection of possible modules with their titles There are also other IT related themes such as networks and databases
IGD110 Interactive games fundamentals MU120 Digital media design and development MU130 Introduction to web development IGD120 Graphics, video and audio editing MU210 Media control MU220 User interaction studies IGD210 Character & narrative design IGD220 Games programming Level 1 Level 2
Multimedia or Interactive Games design? You may feel a bit undecided as to which of these courses you want to study Don’t worry, you can change the course at the end of Level 1 provided you have taken the compulsories for both And ONE of IGD110 Interactive Games Fundamentals MU120 Digital media design and development MU130 Introduction to web development IGD120 Graphics, video and audio editing
On the next slide you can see some topics which students often say they’re most interested in Next to them are the modules where these are covered These are all year long modules to give you a reasonable length of time to understand the material Where’s your main interest?
animation video Game design programming graphics mobile apps Web design interface design narrative design MU120 MU130 IGD110 IGD120 MU120MU210 main MU120 MU220 IGD110 IGD210 IGD120 CO120 MU120MU210 IGD210 MU130 MU220 IGD210 IGD220 MU120 extramainextra MU220
What about after Level 2? You may do a placement or go straight through to Level 3 The Group Project allows you to use all the skills you have acquired for a client Options allow you to pursue creative aspects… Or applied aspects… etc MU302 Visualisation IGD302 Digital 3D effects MU308 Multimedia marketing
The degree structure is flexible You can change your course But do talk to your Academic Review Tutor if you are considering this The main points are…
You will have the skills to work in a team to produce a professional quality application –Eg: TreasureHunter http://www.teambao.co.uk/ http://www.teambao.co.uk/ –A web-based “game” but designed and completed for both personal and corporate markets –Eg: Team Paradigm http://gmedia.glos.ac.uk/comx10/paradigm.html http://gmedia.glos.ac.uk/comx10/paradigm.html –Use of Augmented Reality to promote products You will be very employable if you have engaged with your studies By the third year...
Like you, we all have different, complementary skills, interests and personalities We hope that you will find the course interesting and rewarding The more you put in, the more you’ll get out of the course so… enjoy! And that’s what the tutors are here to help you with!