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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
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
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-

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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Biström Johnny

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
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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