Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
The module will introduce students to the concepts of analogue and digital media and review current standards and technologies used in the production, transport and rendering of digital multimedia. Within the context of networked multimedia the concept of Quality-of-Service will be introduced and the issues involved in transporting time-sensitive data across computer networks will be explained. Specific examples drawn from Internet-based projects, protocols and standards will be used to illustrate these issues.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CS3102
Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 10 weeks) and fortnightly tutorial.
Scheduled learning hours: 26
Guided independent study hours: 124
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%