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Area/Catalogue
COMM 2096

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
166241

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

Students will develop intermediate 3D and modelling skills while undertaking production projects that emulate the processes of a professional production schedule. Through lectures, class assignments and weekly projects, each topic within the course will be explored as it applies to the production process.

Course content

Students will be introduced to the basic tools and techniques within Autodesk’s Maya software. Students will use Maya to create complex models and take them through to texturing, similar to the ones used for broadcast, commercial, film, industrial design and architectural visualization. A concentration on dimensional space, proportions, reference collection, and basics of surfacing is the main goal of the course. Students will be expected to complete a 10 second turntable of their final model, which will serve as the final project.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 1067 Introduction to CGI

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Project 675 word equivalent 15% N/A
Project 1800 words equivalent 30% N/A
Presentation 2025 words equivalent 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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