Multimedia computing is at the heart of many of the most exciting technological developments of recent years. The massive growth in internet use in recent years in the form of web and e-commerce developments, the delivery of streaming content by companies such as the BBC, Amazon and Netflix owes much to multimedia computing. But this is only the beginning for multimedia computing; new innovations in augmented and virtual reality are providing opportunities for the development of ground-breaking applications with these new technologies.
This programme will give you a solid technical grounding in digital media production using industry-standard tools coupled with skills and expertise in internet application development. These provide the foundation for cutting edge developments in augmented and virtual reality, leading to cutting edge research and development opportunities, not only in computer generated realities but also in computer and robotic vision systems. These exciting opportunities lay the foundation for excellent career opportunities for the twenty-first century.
The programme is the result of extensive communications with industry and the department maintains a regular industry advisory panel. The programme will equip students with the necessary theoretical and practical skills to pursue a career in the computing and digital media industry.