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BA (Hons) Multimedia Design
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Approval Code N/214/6/0113; 06/2019
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area Multimedia Design
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 3 Years
Course Location UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
Intakes January, May and September
With the Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Design from UCSI University, graduates will be equipped with the required knowledge and industry-relevant skills to set the new standard of visuals, interaction and experience in the cutting edge multimedia design world. Covering multiple forms of media, the curriculum includes visualising and creating content, brand and messages through imagery and animation. The wide range of topics covered is ideal for students who want an edge in making an impact in today’s ever changing digital world.
Qualifications Academic Requirements
STPM Minimum 2 Principals (NGMP 2.00) (min Grade C)
A-Level Minimum 2 Principals (E)
UEC Minimum 5 Credits (B6)
International Baccalaureate Minimum score of 26/42 in 6 subjects
National matriculation Minimum CGPA 2.0
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum Average 60%
Foundation Minimum CGPA 2.0
Diploma Minimum CGPA 2.5 or Candidates who obtained a CGPA between 2.00 and 2.50 may be admitted subject to internal assessment process
STAM Pass (Pangkat Jayyid)

Entry Requirements for Foundation Year
Qualifications Academic Requirements
SPM / O-Level Minimum 5 credits
UEC Minimum 3 credits
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum Overall Average of 50%
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum Overall Average of 60%
**Equivalency of qualification in accordance to Malaysian Qualification Agency Standards

English Requirements
  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (writing-based) / 69-70 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.
* International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the English Enrichment Programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.
Note / Legend Discretion is given to the Head of School to decide on applicants whose academic results are borderline to the entry requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'
The graduates are equipped and ready for the industry in the areas of:
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Multimedia Labs
  • Design Studios
  • Corporate Art Departments
  • Television Network Stations
  • Animation House
Year 1
  • Art History
  • Life Drawing
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modeling
  • Visual Communication
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Typography 1
  • Basic Photography
  • Traditional Animation
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 1 * (MPU-U4)
Choose One
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Film Studies
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
Year 2
  • Design and Layout *
  • Web Design
  • Digital Visual Presentation
  • Animation
  • Multimedia Design 1
  • Post Production
  • Typography 2 *
  • Proposal Writing
  • Design for Motion Graphics
  • Religions in Malaysia (MPU-U3)
  • Practical Training *
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 2 * (MPU-U4)
Choose One
  • Digital Animation Production
  • Video Production 1
  • Rendering
  • Design for Industry
Year 3
  • Multimedia Design 2 *
  • Multimedia Project 1 *
  • Compositing & Visual Effects
  • Research Project
  • Multimedia Project 2 *
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 3 * (MPU-U4)
  • Industry Placement *
Choose One
  • Portfolio
  • Intellectual Properties
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Technopreneurship
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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