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For my particular job role, as a yield analysis engineer, good organization and communication skills are quite important. Along with having the technical knowledge, being able to properly communicate your ideas/findings is very important. A lot of my day is spent dealing with other people in the factory and it is very important to be able to communicate efficiently with them.
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WD153
Multimedia Applications Development

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Multimedia Applications Development is the creation of exciting and innovative multimedia systems that communicate information customised to the user in a non-linear interactive format using a combination of digital media types, such as text, images, audio, video and animations. Graduates will be skilled in both computing and multimedia to work in today’s highly dynamic, high-tech digital environment.

This is a three year programme designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and practical experience in the core areas of computing and multimedia. Students using innovative tools and technologies, become proficient in programming and digital media to create custom-built interactive applications. The flexible semester facilitates professional development, enhances knowledge and technical skills, through industry placement and Erasmus opportunities.


 
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Graduates from this programme may choose to work in one of the many diverse areas of multimedia, such as: Web Development Software Support & Development Graphic Design Mobile Development Animation



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