Singapore University of Social Sciences

Application of C++ in Multimedia

Application of C++ in Multimedia (MTD215)

Applications Open: 01 May 2024

Applications Close: 15 June 2024

Next Available Intake: July 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1391.78 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Digital Media

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


The course provides greater programming exposure to multimedia students who have completed ICT131, as an alternative to MTD213. The course briefly covers the basics of the C++ language and focuses on the application of C++ for animation and games design. Students will learn to create objects and to animate them using C++. In addition they will acquire the skills required to refine existing C++ codes in order to modify existing animation and games software.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Fundamentals of C++ programming
  • C++ statements and constructs
  • Functions
  • Elementary data structures
  • Creating objects and animation
  • Multimedia applications
  • Games software

Learning Outcome

  • Explain the syntax and structure of C++ language
  • Identify suitable coding modules in simple programmes
  • Implement multimedia applications using C++ language in an objected-oriented programming style
  • Apply C++ language to program games
  • Discuss how C++ language can work with graphics surfaces
  • Appraise the use of SDL for input and sound
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