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      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
IDEA9105
Interface Design
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b
IDEA9106
Design Thinking
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Core Advanced units

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


Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1b
IDEA9201
IDEA Laboratory 2
6      Semester 2a
IDEA9202
IDEA Studio 2
12    C IDEA9201


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

Capstone

IDEA9301
Graduation Studio
12    P 48 Credit Points including 18 credit points of Core Foundational and 18 credit points of Core Advanced
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 of Core Foundational and 18 credit points of Core Advanced

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    P 48 Credit Points including 18 credit points of Core Foundational and 18 credit points of Core Advanced
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 of Core Foundational and 18 credit points of Core Advanced

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

Foundational Recommended Electives

ARIN6905
New Media Audiences
6    N ARIN6903
Semester 1
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
Winter Main

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
DESC9161
Entertainment Lighting

This unit of study is not available in2015

6   

This unit of study is offered in odd numbered years only.
Semester 1
DESC9164
Lighting Technologies
6    N DESC9063
Semester 2
DESA9008
Object Design
6    A Completion of DESA1555 Safety Induction and Competency Unit
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
COMP5047
Pervasive Computing
6    P Assumed Knowledge: 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 in2015

6      Semester 1
COMP5211
Algorithms

This unit of study is not available in2015

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 in2015

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
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 1
Semester 2
MMDE6001
History and Theory of New Media 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MMDE6101
Animation for Interactive Media & Video

This unit of study is not available in2015

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