Applied Digital Communication Papers at Tauranga (2024)
Applied Digital Communication focuses on the design of communication in digital environments. You will learn how to combine data and messages into effective digital communications for visual and web presentation. As a graduate, you will be equipped to work in multidisciplinary teams that can combine communication, data, and technologies to understand and address users' needs in a broad range of digital era environments. Design associated with the World Wide Web and other internet technologies is a key feature of Applied Digital Communication.
Applied Digital Communication is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Communication (BC). Applied Digital Communication may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Applied Communication as a single major for the BC, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Applied Digital Communication, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete COMPX101, DSIGN141, COMPX222, DSIGN241, DSIGN243, COMPX324, DSIGN341, DSIGN342, and either COMMS302 or MEDIA308 or CSMAX300.
To complete Applied Digital Communication as part of a double major for the BC, or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Applied Digital Communication including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete COMPX101, DSIGN141, COMPX222, DSIGN241, DSIGN243, and 30 points from COMPX324, DSIGN341 or DSIGN342. Students may also select one of COMMS302, MEDIA308 or CSMAX300.
To complete a minor in Applied Digital Communication, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Applied Digital Communication major, including at least 30 points above 100 level.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location COMPX222 Web Development 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper provides a broad overview of the principles and technologies used in Web Applications, with practical experience of client-side and server-side programming.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location COMPX324 User Experience Design 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) An introduction to the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) where students develop skills and techniques for the design and evaluation of modern computer interfaces.
2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 3 October 2023 8:50am