Computer Graphics

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Computer Graphics

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Computer Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Graphic Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points and COMP225 or COMP229, and DMTH137 or MATH237 or DMTH237

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This unit is the study of pictures, images and animations generated by computers, as well as tools used to produce these pictures. This unit introduces the mathematical foundations of computer graphics, examines how to model three-dimensional objects, introduces techniques for creating animations, and explores how realistic scenes are rendered. Practical work involves using a graphics library, such as OpenGL, under Unix or Windows platforms.

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.