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HND Multimedia Computing award focuses on the development of media rich content primarily for offline (e.g. CD and DVD) distribution. Candidates will develop advanced authoring and scripting skills in conjunction with an underpinning knowledge and understanding of effective Human Computer Interaction and raise the candidates awareness of professional and legal issues associated with the production of multimedia applications.  In addition, candidates shall deepen their understanding of audio, video and 3D animation/modelling content and project management. The award will focus on the development and manipulation of advanced audio and video including compression and streaming technologies.  Candidates will develop skills in authoring advanced interactive applications using a package such as Macromedia Director and the lingo scripting language.  Candidates will most likely be given the opportunity to design and produce animated 3D content using industry standard tools such as 3DS Max or lightwave.

The award will prepare candidates for employment within the vocational area of Multimedia Computing at a technical level in a multimedia applications development role such as Multimedia Developer or Multimedia Programmer.