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SIT361 - Multimedia Systems and Technology

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Gang Li


Two SIT coded units (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-)


One of SIT264 or SIT363

Incompatible with: MSC301
Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


The primary focus of this unit is on improving your understanding of digital multimedia, and developing a range of skills to enable you to work effectively with digital images and digital audio.  Vector multimedia standards in the form of mark-up languages will be introduced, together with a scripting language that will allow you to quickly process images. A number of different multimedia processing mechanisms are introduced. With this knowledge you will be able to undertake multimedia analyses and processing of complex systems that require some creativity.


Examination 60%, three assignments (10% each) 30%, practical test 10%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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