Web Multimedia

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Web Multimedia

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Design Management, Information Technologies, Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview


    Multimedia on the Web is already central to e-business, entertainment and education. With broadband delivery and real-time immersive environments escalating, the application of Web Multimedia is set to explode. This course provides an introduction to the area of Multimedia on the World Wide Web. It will attract students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in the multidisciplinary nature of the creative professions and who are looking for a career in the applications of new media.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Have gained skills in the development of multimedia content for the Web;

    2. Have improved their ability to conceive, design and construct Web pages;

    3. Have gained an improved general understanding of the screen language of the Web; and

    4. Have developed an ability to critically appraise their own and the work of others.


    This course will explore the creation of multimedia content for the World Wide Web. Topics will include:
    Pixel-based and vector-based animation.
    Audio files in various formats.
    Moving images and interactive sequences.
    Narrative web design theory.
    Interactive web design theory.
    Website and project management.
    Aspects of Communication theory.

    Assessment Items

    Presentation: Presentations - Individual
    Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratory Exercises
    Quiz: Online Quiz
    Project: Final Project

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.