Courses & Units

Computer Graphics and Animation: Principles and Programming KIT307

Hobart, Launceston

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 College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
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

Key

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 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
020115 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • KIT205 or KIT206 or (KIT207 and KIT208)

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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Textbooks

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