Full Title:Multimedia Project Development
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PROJ U7004
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:Students completing this module will be able to use correctly and effectively a range of computer applications for the production of multimedia content and to manage the development of multimedia projects.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Identify how technology has influenced current music production concepts.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of multimedia content development applications.
  3. Create a multimedia website using relevant applications.
  4. Describe the importance of the role of project management from the initial idea stage right through to the delivery of the final product
  5. Engage with a client in the development of ideas and concepts.
  6. Plan and execute a multimedia project.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Evolution of Multimedia and the Internet
Provides context for current technologies
Multimedia Hardware and Software
Computer architecture, typical multimedia applications.
Content Development
Website analysis, Multimedia product analysis, Applications for content development, Creative concepts & brainstorming
Project Management
Structuring & managing a development team, Production scheduling, Client Liaison, Project Delivery & Documentation
Blog development
Using the internet for dissemination, Interactive Design
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Project Develop a 'blog' type site, incorporating multimedia elements and examining a specific area of music technology. 1,2,3,6 50.00 0 0 Week 7 0
Group Project Pitch and develop the materials for a multimedia project, incorporating timelines, roles and technologies. 2,4,5,6 50.00 0 0 Week 12 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Practical No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • T. Frick 2007, Managing Interactive Media Projects, 1 Ed., Delmar [ISBN: 9781418050016]
  • B. von Stamm 2008, Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity, 2 Ed., Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 9780470510667]
  • T. Vaughan 2011, Multimedia: Making it work, 8 Ed., Mc Graw Hill [ISBN: 9780071748469]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_MMPAR_8 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in the Production of Music and Audio 2 Mandatory