Courses & Units

Computer Graphics and Animation: Principles and Programming KIT307

Hobart, Launceston

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Introduction

This unit will look at the programming foundations of 2- and 3-dimensional graphics and animations. The mathematical and algorithmic techniques used in generating computer graphics and animations will be covered, as well as the programming methods to build the tools needed to implement them. Emphasis will be placed on object-oriented programming in C++ and on use of OpenGL and shader programming.

Summary

Unit name Computer Graphics and Animation: Principles and Programming
Unit code KIT307
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Coordinator

Robert Ollington

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 020115

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • KIT205 or KXT201 or KIT212 or KIT206

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KXT304, KXG262

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lectures: 2hrs/wk in weeks 1-13

Online Modules: 10hrs (approx)

Labs: 2hrs/wk in weeks 2-13

Assessment

50% exam, 50% in-semester (3 assignments worth 5%, 15%, 25%)

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