COSC363-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Computer Graphics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course focuses on all aspects of fundamental computer graphics methods, including three-dimensional object representations, transformations, projections and rendering algorithms. The theoretical bases and implementation aspects of illumination and reflection models, texture mapping techniques and ray tracing are also covered. The course aims to provide a good foundation of OpenGL programming for the development of graphics applications using both fixed-function and programmable pipelines. The course also gives an introduction to WebGL programming.


(1) ENCE260, (2) 30 points of 200-level Computer Science, (3) 15 points of 100-level MATH/STAT/EMTH (MATH120) recommended). MATH101 is not acceptable.

Course Coordinator

Ramakrishnan Mukundan


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignment One 01 Apr 2021 20%
Assignment Two 03 Jun 2021 20%
Quizzes 10% 10 Quizzes comprising of 1% each. Held in week 2 to week 11.
Final Exam 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $877.00

International fee $4,438.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Computer Science and Software Engineering .

All COSC363 Occurrences

  • COSC363-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021