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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this specialisation

Digital media technology has become an indispensable part of our heterogeneous computing and communication environment. A postgraduate major in digital media technology will provide you with knowledge in creating interactive and effective digital media products, including the coding, analysis and manipulation of digital media. It introduces principles and current techniques such as multimedia data acquisition, analysis, processing, compression and management. You may engage in areas of study including multimedia design and authoring, multimedia retrieval, statistical natural language processing, usability engineering, visual analytics and an opportunity to engage in cross-disciplinary learning with architecture and design in the area of design thinking.

Graduate opportunities

Digital media technology is found in industries such as marketing and advertising, and in forms such as websites, newspapers and magazines. Anything that needs to be communicated to an audience can contain digital and print images, text or animation to attract attention and deliver content. Digital media technology can be used by web developers, graphic artists, digital photographers, designers, and desktop layout publishers.
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