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SIT364 - Multimedia Delivery Systems

Offering information:

Not offered as of 2015

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:

SCC219, SIT261

Unit chair:G Li

Three SIT coded units (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-) or two SIT coded units and MSC228 (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-)



Incompatible with:


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.


This unit has been developed to examine the rapidly evolving principles and techniques that allow us to create and manage complex multimedia environments.  We study the techniques for the effective and efficient constructing and delivery of multimedia documents.  While a number of document types and delivery systems are examined, most time is devoted to the web-based and disc based multimedia delivery.  The compressing techniques and standards for text, images, audio and video, including latest developments in MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 will be covered extensively.


Examination 60%, two assignments (20% each) 40%

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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