Multimedia Design – Pathway

Standard Benchmarks: QAHE Benchmark for Art & Design

Diploma

Duration: 9 Months (3 Terms)

The Digital Media Design Diploma course offers a fundamental training platform, which encompasses a wide range of digital media including time-based, online, and interactive media categories.

Combining visual, audio, and interactive techniques, the modules in this course, such as User Interface Design, Digital Image Processing, Digital & Applied Illustration, Screenplay and Story-boarding, Animation Principles and more, are designed to provide students with the essential creative and technological skills through a balanced syllabus of theories and practical applications.

With constant exposure to the latest technology and exploration of emerging media in the industry, students will have built a solid foundation in the context of digital media upon completion of the course.

Modules:

  • Design Principles
  • Digital and Applied Illustration
  • Colour for Designers
  • User Interaction Design
  • Fundamentals of Typography
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Digital Photography
  • Design History and Culture
  • Animation Principles 1
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Screenplay and Storyboarding
Advanced Diploma

Duration: 15 Months (5  Terms)

The course gives students the creative and technical knowledge and skills they need to become professionals in the multimedia design industry. It first equips students with the fundamental, broad-based skills in graphic design. Following that, students learn to transform 2D graphics into 3D by creating dynamic interfaces and integrating programming capabilities.

They are provided with the opportunity to research multimedia design trends and issues in order to produce integrated suites of digital design solutions that take into account aspects of culture, economics and social interaction.

Modules:

  • Interactive Media Design
  • Video and Audio Techniques
  • Academic Research and Communication Skills
  • 3D Techniques
  • Web Design Principles
  • Advanced Interactive Media Design
  • Experimental Video
  • Advanced Web Design
  • Portfolio and Presentation
  • Design Studio 1 – Digital Media Project
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Design Studio 2 – Digital Media Project
  • Design Project – Digital Media Project
BACHELOR OF MULTIMEDIA DESIGN (HONOURS) – FINAL YEAR – RAFFLES UNIVERSITY ISKANDAR

Duration: 12 Months (4 Terms)

The Bachelor of Multimedia Design programme covers both theoretical and practical aspects of this exciting career. Students will follow a comprehensive digital media syllabus in graphic design, art history, animation, programming, sound and video production. Students will learn to appreciate the core values for their future careers in design. Our bachelor programme in Multimedia Design demystifies the design process so that every student can work creatively regardless of his/her previous experience.
On the practical side, students will have access to the latest tools in multimedia software, including Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop and Illustrator. Photography, video editing, web design, animation, 3D graphics and print design are also covered in this programme. Raffles University Iskandar is proud to offer our students a new computer laboratory with the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite.

Modules:

  • Introduction to Multimedia Technology
  • Law for the Creative Industries
  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Design
  • Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
  • Professional Attachment
  • Historical and Critical Studies
  • Visual Exploration
  • Digital and Applied Illustration
  • Environmental Graphic Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Game Design

Career Opportunities
  • Web Designer
  • Interface Designer
  • Information Architect
  • User Experience Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Programmer
  • Interactive Learning Creator
  • Content Creator
  • Online Games Designer
  • Multimedia Artist
  • New Media Artist
  • Flash Designer
  • Flash Developer
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • Videographer
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