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SIT361 - Multimedia Systems and Technology

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

Note: 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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