MSc Advanced Multimedia Design and 3D Technologies

Brunel University: College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences

Program Description

MSc Advanced Multimedia Design and 3D Technologies

Brunel University: College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences

This course provides a unique mix of multimedia and interaction design processes, design of 3D virtual reality and animation media, AV media and effects, and 3D media combined with real and virtual studio and on-location multimedia creation.

It not only focuses on the creative art and design aspects of digital media, but also on the theory and practice of the technical tools and techniques required for creating 3D, interactive real and virtual reality media through the development of design and technology knowledge, understanding and skills.

Aims

The MSc programme in Advanced Multimedia Design and 3D Technologies aims to develop a thorough knowledge of the design principles and techniques required for the design of combined real and virtual interactive and 3D multimedia, and an appreciation of the current research directions and opportunities that are available in this field of research.

On this course you will:

  • Develop advanced knowledge and skills relevant to the design and creation of combined real, virtual interactive and 3D multimedia and tools, to assist in the creation of combined real and virtual interactive and 3D multimedia.
  • Develop the ability to design complex combined real and virtual interactive and 3D multimedia creations, and the versatility to apply a variety of different design tools and technologies across a range of different media areas to realise the creation.
  • Develop creativity and independent learning ability required for continuing professional development, further research, and for acquiring new skills at a high level.
  • Gain an appreciation of the current research directions and opportunities that are available in this field of research.

Advanced resources

Our green screen TV studio lab, audio studio and cutting edge design tools are amongst our range of advanced equipment available to students. Design tools used during the course include:

  • Advanced 3D Technologies – 3D Studio, Vicon Motion Capture, Motion Builder, 3D Stereo Video
  • Multimedia and Interaction Design – Flash and Action Script
  • Audio Visual Post Production – AfterEffects, Final Cut Pro, Nuke, Logic Studio Pro
  • 3D Film Design and Production – Nuke, Ocular.

Careers

The programme fully prepares students for work in multimedia companies that develop rich media content. Specific roles graduates are expected to enter include:

  • 3D graphics designers and animators
  • Audio visual pre- and post-production designers
  • Real and virtual studio designers
  • Games designers and programmers
  • Multimedia learning tool designers
  • Broadcast TV media designers
  • 2nd generation internet media designers
  • 4th generation cellular media designers.

The programme also prepares students to carry out related academic research. A number of students in various disciplines within the College have stayed on to carry out a PhD at Brunel University. On average, one student of high academic achievement per year is offered a PhD position.

At Brunel we provide many opportunities and experiences within your degree programme and beyond – work-based learning, professional support services, volunteering, mentoring, sports, arts, clubs, societies, and much, much more – and we encourage you to make the most of them, so that you can make the most of yourself.

Entry Criteria 2016/17

A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in Multimedia Technology or a related subject. Students from Film TV; Art & Design; Communication or Media Studies that show promise of technical aptitude and students from Engineering, Science including Social and Computer sciences and Information Technology that show design aptitude will also be considered.

Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
8,350 GBP
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Start date Sept. 2016
Place
United Kingdom Uxbridge, England
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Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 8,350 GBP
Per annum: UK/EU students: £8,350 full-time; £4,175 part-time International students: £17,200 full-time; £8,600 part-time