IT and Digital Media

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCIT1007 COMP (3,1,2)
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What is the course about?

Due to the advancement of information technology, traditional media like photo, music, movie, etc. have become digital. New forms of media include 3D technologies as well as interactive elements like computer games. Platforms also change from printed copies to online and becoming mobile. Digital media even change our daily experience, like the way of advertising. GCIT1007 aims to introduce the key IT concepts behind different digital media, explain the proper use of IT to better manage them, as well as how the evolution of digital media affects different aspects of our daily life. The advancement of digital media and technologies also raise the concern of truth issues, copyright issues, privacy issues and computer security, which will also be addressed in this course. In practical aspect, this course also aims to introduce various digital media software tools and let students experience the content creation of various kinds of digital media.

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What do the students say about this course?

Such practical skills are something that you won’t lose after the lessons and you will be able to utilize them in your design work field. If you are interested in designing poster, video making, or website creation for your student union, or any personal purposes, you cannot afford a miss to it!

Year 1 student from BUS


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.