Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Broadcast Graphics

LEVEL 04 - Years 4, 5 in Modular UG or PG Cert Course


DEPARTMENT Media and Communications

DESCRIPTION • To become aware of the art and science of computer graphics
• To understand the technicalities of software and hardware
• To familiarise oneself with the industrial software and hardware for graphics generation
• To gain knowledge of what consists “artistic” license
• To produce both still and animated graphics for television, and understanding their function in the medium

Reading List

CHONG, Andrew (2007), Basics Animation: Digital Animation. London, AVA Publishing.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite study-units:

CST3201 Video 1
CST3251 Desktop Publishing


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Simulation Yes 10%
Fieldwork Yes 20%
Practical Exercises Yes 25%
Project No 45%

LECTURER/S Daniel Zerafa

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