Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

Unit of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Core Foundational units

IDEA9103
Design Programming
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
IDEA9105
Interface Design
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9106
Design Thinking
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Late

Core Advanced units

Students have a choice of either IDEA9101 and IDEA9102 or IDEA9201 /IDEA9202 for advanced core units
IDEA9101
IDEA Laboratory 1
6    P IDEA9103
C IDEA9102


Students may incur materials costs in this unit
Semester 1a
IDEA9102
IDEA Studio 1
12    P IDEA9106
C IDEA9101


Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 1b
IDEA9201
IDEA Laboratory 2
6    P IDEA9103
C IDEA9202


Students may incur materials costs in this unit
Semester 2a
IDEA9202
IDEA Studio 2
12    P IDEA9106
C IDEA9201


Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 2
Semester 2b

Capstone

IDEA9301
Graduation Studio
12    P 48 Credit Points including (18 credit points from IDEA9103 and IDEA9105 and IDEA9106) and (18 credit points from IDEA9101 and IDEA9102 and IDEA9201 and IDEA9202)
Semester 1
Semester 2

Electives

Electives may be chosen from the recommended set below or, with the permission of the Progam Director, from any postgraduate couse in the University.

Research

IDEA9302, IDEA9303 or IDEA9311 may replace the capstone unit with the permission of the Program Director.
IDEA9302
IDEA Research Project
12    P 48 Credit Points including (18 credit points from IDEA9103 and IDEA9105 and IDEA9106) and (18 credit points from IDEA9101 and IDEA9102 and IDEA9201 and IDEA9202)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is available to MIDEA students only. Students must seek permission to enrol from the Program Director before the start of the teaching semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9303
IDEA Dissertation
12    C IDEA9302


This unit of study is available to MIDEA students only. Students must seek permission to enrol from the Program Director before the start of the teaching semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9311
IDEA Research Internship
12    P 48 Credit Points including (18 credit points from IDEA9103 and IDEA9105 and IDEA9106) and (18 credit points from IDEA9101 and IDEA9102 and IDEA9201 and IDEA9202)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must seek permission to enrol from the IDEA Director before the start of the teaching semester. Internship must end before end of semester. Advanced standing will not be granted for this unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Recommended electives

MARC6102
3D Computer Design Modelling
6   

Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Student Administration Centre (SAC).
Semester 1
Semester 2
DESC9117
Sound Design for New Media
6      Semester 2
DESC9154
Lighting Design Software
6      Semester 2
DESC9164
Lighting Technologies
6    N DESC9063
Semester 2
DESA9008
Object Design
6    A DESA1555
N AWSS2020

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESC9153
Graduate Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Masters students only. Graduate Diploma students with permission of the Program Coordinator. Advanced Standing will not be granted for this unit of study.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARIN6902
Internet Governance
6      Semester 1
Summer Late
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
ARIN6905
New Media Audiences
6    N ARIN6903
Semester 1
COMP5047
Pervasive Computing
6    A Background in programming and operating systems that is sufficient for the student to independently learn new programming tools from standard online technical materials. Ability to conduct a literature search. Ability to write reports of work done.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
COMP5114
Digital Media Fundamentals

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Semester 1
COMP5211
Algorithms

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    A This unit of study assumes that students have general knowledge of mathematics (especially Discrete Math) and problem solving. Having moderate knowledge about Data structure can also help students to better understand the concepts of Algorithms will be taught in this course. Some knowledge of computer programming is required.
Semester 2
COMP5214
Software Development in Java

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5216
Mobile Computing
6    A COMP5214 Software Development in JAVA, or similar introductory software development units.
Semester 2
COMP5347
Web Application Development
6    A INFO9220 or COMP5028. The course assumes basic knowledge on OO design and UML diagrams.
Semester 1
COMP5427
Usability Engineering
6      Semester 2
COMP5415
Multimedia Design and Authoring
6    A COMP5114 or COMP9419.
Semester 2
MFDI9313
Digital Editing for Film and Video
6      Semester 2
MMDE6001
History and Theory of New Media 1

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MMDE6101
Animation for Interactive Media & Video

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6   

Special permission is required for cross-faculty enrolments. Please contact unit of study co-oridinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN5006
Recording Portfolio
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Audio and Acoustics specialisation

DESC9090
Audio Systems and Measurement
6    A DESC9138
Semester 2
DESC9011
Audio Production
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
DESC9115
Digital Audio Systems
6      Semester 1
DESC9117
Sound Design for New Media
6      Semester 2

Illumination Design specialisation

DESC9164
Lighting Technologies
6    N DESC9063
Semester 2
DESC9166
Photometry and Colorimetry
6    N DESC9072
Semester 1
DESC9167
Light and Vision
6    N DESC9085
Semester 1
DESC9198
Subjective Analysis in Lighting Design
6      Semester 2
DESC9153
Graduate Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Masters students only. Graduate Diploma students with permission of the Program Coordinator. Advanced Standing will not be granted for this unit of study.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 2