Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Applied 3D Graphics
Academic Year
Distance Learning
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Express a consolidated and extended understanding and knowledge of 3D graphics tools, topics and techniques, such as: 3D modeling, 3D positioning, 3D textures, 3D lighting and animation.

Compare, critically evaluate and discuss alternative techniques.

Apply techniques to create a professional output.

Brief description

The module will form a generic introduction to 3D graphics. The module is aimed at learners with GCSE mathematics or similar qualification/experience who may not have studied the subject for some time.


Introduction to 3D graphics concepts
3D meshes and mesh editing
3D positioning and lighting
3D Materials and Textures
3D Animation basics
3D graphics workshops

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Creative Problem Solving Working out how to translate concepts into practice.
Digital capability The whole module is related to advanced IT applications.
Professional communication Written report and creative output.
Subject Specific Skills Use of advanced graphical applications and an understanding of the underlying concepts.


This module is at CQFW Level 5