This degree programme gives you a solid grounding in computer science with a specialised focus on multimedia. Multimedia, the use of graphics, animations, video and audio in a computer environment, is an expanding area in industry. The final year covers technical areas such as the delivery of multimedia content over the internet, and compression techniques, such as MP3 and 3D computer graphics. The programme also involves studying human factors in multimedia, including the principles for designing graphical user interfaces and the study of interactive systems. This sandwich degree combines academic study with a one-year industrial placement between your second and third years of study. Taking the Industrial Experience option as part of your degree gives you a route to develop real-world, practical problem solving skills in a professional context. This can give you an important edge in the graduate job market.