Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The Advanced Multimedia Design and 3D Technologies MSc focuses on the creative art and design aspects of digital media. It examines 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 technological knowledge, understanding and skills.

On the course you’ll learn a variety 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. You’ll learn how to research into a thematic area, synthesise designs and produce an appealing digital artefact for your portfolio.

Our green screen TV studio lab, audio studio and cutting'edge design tools are some of the advanced equipment available to students. You’ll be taught the use of design tools such as advanced 3D technologies: Maya, Vicon Motion Capture, Motion Builder, 3D Stereo Video; multimedia and interaction design: Unity 3D; audio visual post production: AfterEffects, Final Cut Pro, Nuke, Logic Studio Pro; and 3D film design and production: Nuke, Ocular.

You’ll be taught through lectures, workshops, self'study and individual and group project work. The modules are assessed by examinations and assignments, and you’ll also complete your dissertation.

The course will prepare you for work in multimedia companies that develop rich media content. Our graduates are working as 3D graphics designers and animators, audio visual production designers, games designers, broadcast TV media designers, 2nd generation internet media designers and 4th generation cellular media designers.

Course Modules

3D computer graphics and motion capture; multimedia and interaction design; audio visual post production; 3D film design and production; multimedia research directions; dissertation project.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,750 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £18,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £4,375 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £9,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in multimedia technology or a related subject. Students from film TV; art and 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.