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Bachelor's degree in Multimedia

General information

Teaching goals

The aim of the bachelor's degree in Multimedia is to obtain skills related to multimedia production design, technologies, tools and methodologies, in the fields of artistic creation, entertainment and communication in the industry of digital and interactive content.

You will specialize in creating 2D, 3D, video and post production digital content, usability and graphic interfaces. You will also implement web solutions, mobile applications and interactive virtual environments. You will put this content into practice both as an individual and as a member of multidisciplinary teams, discovering the various options in the business sector of the multimedia world.

General Information

The bachelor's degree in Multimedia is an official university degree, complying with the requirements of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) being phased out.

Quality of the degree

In this section you will find all the information related to the Quality Assurance Internal System.

Excellent Accreditation
The bachelor's degree in Multimedia is accredited with excellence by the Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya (AQU Catalunya).

Academic information

In this section you will find the academic regulations and support plans that we apply to the degree.

Syllabus

Bachelor's degree in Digital Design and Multimedia Technologies

Modular structure

ECTS credits
Basic Training 75
Mathematics 9
Physics 9
Computing 12
Graphic Expression 30
Audiovisual Communication 9
Business 6
Compulsory Training 123
Computer Communication Technologies 12
Audiovisual Systems 12
Digital Image Technology 12
The latest WEB design applications 18
Human-Computer Interaction 9
IT II 12
Animation 12
Projects *1 36
Elective Training *2 30
Elective Subjects 30
TFG Final Degree Project 12
Total 240

1st Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Maths
Basic Annual 9
Physics
Basic Annual 9
3D Modelling and Texturing
Basic 1st Semester 6
Design Fundamentals
Basic 2nd Semester 9
IT I
Basic 2nd Semester 6
Visual Culture I
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Human-Computer Interaction
Compulsory Annual 9
Project II
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Total 60

2nd Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Audio-visual Communication
Basic Annual 9
Graphic Design
Basic Annual 9
Visual Culture
Basic 2nd Semester 6
Business
Basic 1st Semester 6
Internet Oriented Programming
Basic 1st Semester 6
2D animation
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
3D Animation
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Projects III
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Projects IV
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Total 60

3rd Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
IT Network Architecture and Security
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
IT Architecture and Configuration
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Video Systems
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Audio Systems
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Dynamic Web Programming and Databases
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Virtual Environment Programming
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Project V
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
Project VI
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Elective Training
Elective 1st & 2nd Semester 12
Total 48
Elective Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Advanced audio-visual post-production I
Elective 1st Semester 6
Digital Creativity
Elective 1st Semester 6
Serious-Games Design
Elective 1st Semester 6
Advanced audio-visual post-production II
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Narratives for Real-Time
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Fundamentals, Design and Sound Editing
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Animation and Stop Motion
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Applied Multimedia Technologies VIII
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Applied Multimedia Technologies X
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Creative Lab
Elective 1st Semester 6
In Company Practice
Elective 1st or 2nd Semester 12

4th Course

Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Image structure and lighting
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Colour management and printing systems
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
The latest WEB design applications I
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
The latest WEB design applications II
Compulsory 1st Semester 6
The latest WEB design applications III
Compulsory 2nd Semester 6
Elective Training
Elective 1st & 2nd Semester 18
Final Degree Project (Regulations)
Compulsory 2nd Semester 12
Total 42
Elective Subjects Type Term ECTS credits
Advanced 3D Modeling and Animation
Elective 1st Semester 6
BETMA VI: Visual Effects
Elective 2nd Semester 6
BETMA VII: Programming in Android
Elective 1st Semester 6
Generative Art and Processing
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Creative Lab
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Producción Transmedia
Elective 1st Semester 6
Data Visualization
Elective 2nd Semester 6
Digital Entertainment and Video Game Design
Elective 2nd Semester 6
In Company Practice
Elective 1st or 2nd Semester 12

*1 At the end of the course, the student will have learned and will be able to demonstrate their knowledge with the practical part of each subject, and in addition, in order to enhance and enrich their curriculum vitae, they will undertake a project within a group each semester.

*2 From the 3rd year of the bachelor's degree in Multimedia, the 30 optional ECTS can be obtained by studying optional subjects in the syllabus and/or doing work placements (minimum 12 ECTS).

Clarification notice:

The CITM recommends students to follow the normal itinerary of 60 credits per academic year. The curriculum for this degree programme includes the possibility of external practice work (companies, public organizations…) that is considered as an optional subject area for students. As well, it is possible to take these courses in other foreign universities.

Management & Faculty

Name E-mail Type of teaching staff member
Anna Solanas Santacana anna.solanas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Antonio Ricardo Manresa Robledo antonio.ricardo.manresa@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Beatriz Martínez Navarro beatriz.martinez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Beatriz Martínez Navarro

Degree:

  • Graduate in Photography and Digital Creation (CITM/UPC)
  • Master’s Degree in Photonics (UPC)
  • Doctoral student in Image Quality

Projects and Professional Experience:

Researcher working on video image quality measurement systems.

External work placement and degree final project coordinator at the CITM. Image Quality Laboratory.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Image Structure and Lighting
  • 3D Scenarios
  • TFG Final Degree Project
  • Lighting
Bruno Caldas Pires bruno.caldas@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carla Molins Pitarch carla.molins@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Carles Sora Domenjó carles.sora@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Carles Sora Domenjó

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director del Centro de la Imagen y la Tecnología Multimedia de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Investigador colaborador del Grupo de investigación DIGIDOC de la UPF.

Ha sido profesor del Departamento de Comunicación de la UPF hasta 2019 y también ha impartido docencia en la UB, ELISAVA y BAU. Fue, de 2017 a 2019, Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow en el Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) de Estados Unidos de América.

Ha participado en 9 proyectos competitivos de investigación. Publicó su tesis doctoral en UOC Press Comunicación (Temporalidades Digitales, 2016). Ha publicado artículos en revistas indexadas y ha sido revisor de varias revistas académicas nacionales e internacionales, así como de agencias de evaluación de investigación europeas.

Ha presentado su trabajo académico y artístico en diversos foros internacionales como Ciudad de Quebec, París, Buenos Aires (VE), México DF, Bristol (i-Docs), Lisbone, Lugano (ECREA), Boston (MIT) o CCCB (Barcelona).

Ha trabajado en más de 25 proyectos profesionales de artes visuales, teatro y difusión científica. Fue miembro fundador del estudio de proyectos expositivos Touché (2009-2012) y director del programa de posgrado Escena Digital (2010). Fue fundador del programa de incubación Starting Lab y coordinador del Grado en Comunicación Audiovisual de la UPF. Su actividad académica la ha llevado a hacer más de 40 conferencias en varias universidades, congresos y centros culturales, destacando Emerson College (Boston), MIT (Boston) y UPV (Valencia).

Areas of training:

  • Visual Culture
  • Digital Culture
  • Interactive Design
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Narratives
Carlos Monte Salvador carlos.monte@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Carolina López Caballero carolina.lopez.caballero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Carolina López Caballero

Projects and Professional Experience:

Presente:

Directora de Animac, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña.

Comisaria de la Sección Oficial Competitiva de Animación de FICG México (Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara, México).

Comisaria invitada en Animario, Festival Internacional de Animación Contemporánea de Madrid.

Anterior:

Directora de Xcèntric, el cine del CCCB. 12 años de temporadas anuales de proyecciones, actividades pedagógicas y publicaciones.

Comisaria de ciclo audiovisual itinerante From Doodles to Pixels, Over 100 Years of Spanish Animation. (AC/E-CCCB). Proyección en el festival de Annecy, el MoMA de NY y 30 sedes internacionales más. Publicación con Cameo.

Comisaria de la exposición Metamorfosis, visiones fantásticas de Starewitch, Švankmajeels Hermanos Quay (CCCB y La Casa Encendida de Madrid).

Realizadora de publicidad en Tesauro SL (Madrid y Barcelona) y Group Films (Barcelona)

Guionista y realizadora independiente TV (TVE, Canal Plus)

Productora creativa y realizadora MTV Music Television en la sede de Miami (USA).

Co-creadora, programadora y coordinadora de la sección oficial Anima't. Sitges. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña. 10 años de programas, exposiciones y publicaciones.

Animadora y realizadora independiente

Areas of training:

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Culture
  • Projects
Clara Laguillo Abbad clara.laguillo@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Daniel Castaño Estrella daniel.castano.estrella@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Daniel Castaño

Degree: Graduate Degree in Video Game Design and Development (University Camilo José Cela)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Game designer, level designer and programmer at Lince Works: Aragami, Aragami VR, Unnanounced project. (2018).

UI/UX designer and VR programmer at Gravient: projects for SEAT, Volkswagen, etc. (2016-2018).

Level designer BIG: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days. (2016)

Areas of training:

  • Projects
  • Video Game Design
David Sánchez Carreras david.sanchez-carreras@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
David Sánchez Carreras

Degree: Graduate in Multimedia (CITM/UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Lecturer specialising in dynamic web programming, databases and web applications.

International Mobility Area Coordinator.

Areas of training:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Projects
  • Dynamic web programming and Databases
  • Latest Generation Web Applications
  • TFG Final Degree Project
Davide Careglio careglio@ac.upc.edu UPC professor Mes info
Davide Careglio

Degree:

  • Graduate in Electronic Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Doctor of Telecommunications (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Senior Researcher at CCABA (Advanced Broadband Communications Center).

Research Lines: algorithms and protocols for computer networks, focusing particularly on interoperability, control and management, planning and routing.

He has been involved in several EU industrial research projects. Computer Architecture Department.

Areas of training:

  • Computer Architecture and Configurations
  • Computer Networks Architecture and Safety
  • Latest Generation Web Applications
Eulalia Febrer Coll eulalia.febrer@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francesc Vilanova Rossell francesc.vilanova@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco de Matthaeis francisco.de.matthaeis@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Francisco Gabriel Díaz Salamanca francisco.gabriel.diaz@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Irene Sola Muñoz irene.sola.munoz@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Javier Melenchón Maldonado javier.melechon@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Javier Melenchón Maldonado

Degree:

  • Engineering in Multimedia (Ramon Llull University)
  • Computer Engineering (Ramon Llull University)
  • PhD in Information and Communication Technologies (Ramon Llull University)

Projects and Professional Experience:

He has developed more than 10 state competitive projects and 6 commissions for private companies. All these projects are in the field of multimedia, specifically in multimodal processing.

Áreas de expertise:

Signal theory.

Audio, image and video processing.

Synthesis talking heads, sound and speech.

Machine learning.

Genetic algorithms.

Neural networks.

Data mining.

SVD specialist.

Areas of training:

  • Audio Systems
  • Video Systems
José Luis Eguia Gómez eguia@ege.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
José Luis Eguia Gómez

Degree:

  • Degree Holder in Fine Arts (UB)
  • Doctor of Digital Interactive Communication (University of Valencia)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO at Digital Work Force.

Researcher in Video games and gamification of education. Project Engineering and Construction Dept., UPC. Member of the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA). Member of the GIE-UPC Research Group.

He has published books on gamification and graphic design and articles in academic journals, and gives international lectures on new information and communication technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Foundations of Design
  • Graphic Design
Josep Serrano Recuero josep.serrano.recuero@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Josep Solé Pareta josep.sole@upc.edu UPC professor Mes info
Josep Solé Pareta

Projects and Professional Experience:

Ingeniero en Telecomunicaciones UPC. Investigador Advanced Broadband Communications - Talaia networks (spinoff UPC).

Dept. Arquitectura y Tecnología de Computadores - Especialidad: Redes de computadores e Internet.

Areas of training:

  • Latest Generation Web Applications
Lasse Löpfe lasse.lopfe@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Lasse Loepfe

Degree: Doctor in Environmental Sciences (UAB)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Professional career:

2010 - 2014: Post-Doc Research fellow UPC, UCIII, CREAF
2015 - 2016: CTO, GKT Studios
2017- 2018: CTO, DefyU Technologies
2014 - Present: Freelance game designer

Projects:

Danger Room: https://store.steampowered.com/app/852250/Danger_Room_VR/

Janken Cards: https://store.steampowered.com/app/527210/Janken_Cards/

DefyU: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.DefyUTechnologies.DefyU

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Game Design
  • Data Analysis
Marc Ripoll Tarré marc.ripoll.tarre@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Marc Ripoll Tarré

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia Design and Animation
  • Master’s Degree in 3D Design (Media Arte Institute)
  • Graphic Design and Illustration (Escola Joso)

Projects and Professional Experience:

CEO and Lead Artist at The Game Forger.

Lecturer in 3D design and video games at BAU and ETSEIB and on the UPC School master's degree course in Video Game Design and Creation.

Coordinator of video game development courses at TEC in Monterrey, Mexico.

Áreas de expertise:

3D animation

Game design

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
Maria Teresa Florit Olives maria.teresa.florit@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Maria Teresa Florit Olives

Degree: Degree in Multimedia (CITM - UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at TBB Agency

Áreas de expertise:

Desarrollo web

Experiencia de usuario (UX)

Desarrollo de proyectos eCommerce

Areas of training:

  • Internet-focused Programming
Marta Fernández Ruiz marta.fernandez.ruiz@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC Mes info
Marta Fernández Ruiz

Projects and Professional Experience:

Investigadora en el área de los Game Studies con interés en la experiencia de usuario y la intersección entre las humanidades y la tecnología.

Ha sido docente en el ámbito universitario y en el de formación profesional en el área de videojuegos, medios interactivos y narrativa transmedia.

Ha trabajado en la creación y edición de contenidos multimedia, en la implementación de interfaces de usuario y en la gestión de proyectos orientados a la formación deportiva.

En 2014 co-fundó Labhipermedia, spin off de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Ha publicado en revistas nacionales e internacionales como Icono 14, Brumal, Teknokultura, Computers and Education y Education and Information Technologies.

Areas of training:

  • Audiovisual Narrative
  • Transmedia production
Miquel Bigas Tañá miquel.bigas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Miquel Bigas Tañà

Degree:

  • Graphic Advertising Specialist (Vic School of Art )
  • Graduate in Photography (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Projects manager at La Farinera Visual Arts Centre in Vic.

More than 10 years of experience working in image post-production and CGI.

Works with the CGI Laboratory at the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center (CITM).

Areas of training:

  • Lighting
  • Projects
Mónica Martín Mínguez monica.martin.minguez@citm.upc.edu Profesorado CITM-UPC
Noemí Blanch de la Cueva noemi.blanch@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Noemí Blanch de la Cueva

Projects and Professional Experience:

Consultoría de proyectos de gamificación y serious games en diferentes ámbitos: participación ciudadana, reciclaje, liderazgo, emprendimiento y educación, entre otros.

Áreas de expertise:

El poder del juego

Gamificación

Serious games

Género y habilidades

Areas of training:

  • Gamification
Núria Riba Roqué nuria.riba@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Oriol Boira Ricart oriol.boira@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Oriol Boira Ricart

Degree:

  • Graduate in Multimedia (CITM/UPC)
  • Postgraduate degree in Virtual Reality (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

A game designer, and the producer and developer of more than 200 published video games. Co-director of R+D+I projects on multimedia topics.

Technological broadcaster at RAC1 and Catalunya Ràdio. Member of the Catalan Media Corporation.

Author of books on video games and gamification.

Areas of training:

  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
  • Video Game Design
Pablo Fernández Duran pau.fernandez@upc.edu UPC professor Mes info
Pau Fernández Duran

Degree: Telecommunications Engineer (UPC)

Projects and Professional Experience:

Creator of Minidosis.org.

Researcher in Artificial Intelligence.

Areas of training:

  • Programming Virtual Environments
  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
Pedro Omedas Morera pedro.omedas@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor
Pere Joaquim Mindan Seuba pedro.joaquin.mindan@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Pere Joaquim Mindan Seuba

Projects and Professional Experience:

Ingeniero en Telecomunicaciones UPC. Ingeniero Técnico de Soporte y Documentador. Intesis Software.

Investigador en sistemas de comunicación y reconocimiento.

Experto en: procesamiento de la señal, procesamiento de la imagen, ingeniería de software, programación.

Areas of training:

  • Latest Generation Web Applications
  • Colour management and printing systems
Salvador Bolarin Molina salvador.bolarin@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor Mes info
Salvador Bolarin Molina

Projects and Professional Experience:

Director of The Velocity dot Art, a post-production studio specialising in advanced retouching, CGI and special effects.

Areas of training:

  • Postproduction and visual effects
Xavier Manzanares Gonzalez xavier.manzanares@citm.upc.edu Collaborating professor