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Multimedia Computing

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Years

You will be introduced to web design, digital photography and photo editing, video and audio production and editing, and animation. Subsequently your knowledge of these areas will be extended and you will also gain an understanding of multimedia in marketing and the development of media-rich applications for the web.

Important information

Requirements: GCSE(s) Required: English grade C, Mathematics grade C We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirement information.


Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Development

Course programme

Course overview

Multimedia is the synthesis of diverse media including data, text, photography, video, audio and animation within computer systems. It forms the basis of communication in many fields including advertising, marketing, e-commerce, publishing, e-learning and training as well as being in widespread use in the animation, film and video industries.

Module guide

Year one core modules

  • Introduction to Animation
  • Introduction to Sound
  • Digital Imaging Software

Year two core modules

  • Group Design Project
  • 3D Modelling and Animation

Year three core modules

  • Undergraduate Major Project

Year one optional modules

  • Learning and Skills for HE
  • Coding Concepts
  • Design for the Internet
  • Design Principles

Year two optional modules

  • Web Design
  • 2D Animation
  • E-business
  • Interaction and Usability
  • Data Handling

Year three optional modules

  • 3D Character Animation
  • Advanced Sound Techniques
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Managing Information
  • Information Security
  • Video Production
  • Web Applications Development
  • Application Programming
  • Virtual Environments


Assessment is mostly by coursework and practical assignments which will require you to produce a number of multimedia applications.

Additional information

Comments: The facilities available for Multimedia include a double-height video and photographic studio, a purpose-built video editing suite and three modern computing laboratories. You will be able to use both Mac and PC platforms to develop your work, with industry-standard state-of-the-art software such as Adobe CS4 Master Suite and Mac Final Cut Pro.
Career opportunities: The skills you will gain on this degree are in great demand in a range of fields including web design, television, education, computer games design, print media, advertising and marketing.