BIS (Hons) Multimedia (Code 12240007) 


Programme coordinator
Office: IT Building 6-63, Hatfield Campus
Tel: +27 12 420 4861
Email: [email protected]
Financial difficulties?
If you have been accepted into the programme, but are experiencing financial difficulties and cannot register, please visit the website:
and follow the appropriate links. Also inform/email all your lecturers.
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Students can also post or courier the contracts to UP.

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The physical address is:
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First virtual meeting for 2022

The first meeting for BIS (Hons) Multimedia in 2022 will take place on Wednesday, 2 February at 17:30 on Google Meet. The meeting link will be sent to all registered students beforehand.


Admission requirements
BIS (Multimedia) (or equivalent) degree with an average of at least 60% in the third-year Multimedia modules and an average of at least 60% in the third-year Computer Science modules or third-year Multimedia and Computer Science modules between 55% and 60%.
Please note: The applicant’s academic record will be evaluated according to the completion time of the undergraduate degree, the number of modules failed and the weighted average of each year.
Additional requirements

Consult G Regulations G.16 to G.29.

Other programme-specific information
Subject to the provisions of G Regulation G.18.3, a full-time student must complete his or her studies for an honours degree within two academic years (four semesters) and an after-hours student within three academic years (six semesters) after first registration for the degree. However, the Dean may, on the recommendation of the relevant head of department, extend the period of study in both cases by a maximum of two semesters.
A maximum of two modules may also be selected as electives from the other departments in the School of Information Technology.
Teaching staff presenting the Multimedia modules


Final year
Minimum credits: 120
Fundamental modules (15 credits)
INY 711
Research methodology 711
Core modules (45 credits)
IMY 772
Hypermedia and mark-up languages 772
IMY 761
Multimedia research project 761
Elective modules (45 credits)
Select four modules of the following in collaboration with the package organiser.
(A maximum of two modules may also be selected from the other departments in the School of Information Technology.)
IMY 771
Multimedia trends 771
IMY 773
Multimedia technology 773
IMY 774
Virtual environments 774
IMY 777
Animation theory and practice 777
IMY 779
Human-computer interaction 779
*Please Note:
The semester in which the module is offered may vary from year to year.
Postgraduate modules
Click here for all the postgraduate modules of the Department Information Science.


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