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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course deals with the technologies used and problems encountered in producing multimedia. Technologies used for different media such as audio, picture, animation and video are presented and practiced. Also the technologies and products used in editing the media are presented. The student will produce a full-size multimedia product as part of the course.

Learning outcomes

1. write manuscripts and storyboards 2. plan interface, flow and structure 3. produce and edit text, picture, sound and video 4. compress and integrate multimedia 5. know tools and problems in multimedia 6. produce a high quality multimedia production

Course contents

Definition of multimedia Multimedia Products Standardisation of Multimedia Editing of audio and video Graphics and animation Sound Video Basic and advanced tools

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Internet Technology, Client and Server Programming plus Photo, Video and Audio courses

Previous course names

Production of Multimedia

Additional information

Last return date the week the course is finished

Recommended or required reading

Chapman Nigel and Chapman Jenny: Digital Multimedia, Wiley, 2009, ISBN 978-0-470-51216-6 Johnson Mark R., Crawford Charles G. and Armbrust Christen M.: High Definition DVD Handbook - Producing for HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, McGraw- Hill, 2007, ISBN 978-0-07-149585-1 Gulliksson Håkan och Lindström Jakob: Ljud och bild över nätverk, Studentlitteratur, 2002, ISBN 91-44-04200-0 Keränen Vesa, Lamberg Niko ja Penttinen Jukka: Digitaalinen media, Docendo, 2005, External link, ISBN 951-846-198-8 Keränen Vesa, Lamberg Niko ja Penttinen Jukka: Multimedia, Teknolit Oy, 2000, External link, ISBN 951-846-027-2 Deitel H. M., Deitel P. J. and Nieto T. R.: Internet and World Wide Web, How to Program, Prentice Hall, 2000, External link, ISBN 0-13- 016143-8

Study activities

  • Lectures - 43 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

All three projects accepted.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

1 Multimediaprodukter, planering av multimedia, projekt 1 ut 2 Standarder, teknologier, användargränssnitt, manus, projekt 1 in, projekt 2 ut 3 Berätta med video och film, manus, storyboard 4 Produktion och redigering av videomaterial 5 Ljudmiljö, produktion och redigering av ljudmaterial, projekt 2 in, projekt 3 ut 6 Redigering av ljud, produktion av midi 7 Planering, produktion och redigering av multimedia 8 Redigering av multimedia, planering av gränssnitt, ljudspår, textning, projekt 3 in 9 Resultat, avslutning

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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