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BA (HONOURS) Multimedia Design

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R/214/6/0113; 06/2024
Accreditation Code
MQA/FA3858


Overview

The BA (HONOURS) Multimedia Design equips the students 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.

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2022. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

UEC

Minimum FIVE (5) Credits

STPM

Minimum Grade C in TWO (2) Subjects (GP 2.00)

A-Level

Minimum Grade D in TWO (2) Subjects (GP 2.00)

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Minimum score of 26/42 credits from SIX (6) Subjects

Portfolio Assessment

Minimum 6 pieces of artwork are required for review

National Matriculation

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Other Qualifications Equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA

Minimum average score of 60%

UCSI Foundation

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Diploma

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Advance Diploma (Level 5, MQF)

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

Minimum Grade of Jayyid

Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM)

Subjected to HEP Senate / Academic Board's approval

Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)

Subjected to HEP Senate / Academic Board's approval

Other Qualifications Recognised by the Malaysian Government

Case-by-case basis


Note for Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) and Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM):

The HEPs are to conduct screening and provide necessary guidance specific to the discipline of the programme; OR other relevant equivalent qualifications recognised the Malaysia Government AND pass an interview (online / virtual / conventional) OR submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by the HEP as required.

Entry Requirements for Foundation Year

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

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level Credit – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
MUET
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2

  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students
MUET
Band 3.0
IELTS
5.5
Pearson Test of English
51
TOEFL IBT
46
TOEFL Essentials
8
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
160

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00920) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and / or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Art History
  • Life Drawing
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modelling
  • Visual Communication
  • Typography 1
  • Basic Photography
  • Traditional Animation
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 1* (MPU-U4)
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
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
  • Practical Training*
  • Religions in Malaysia (MPU-U3)
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 2* (MPU-U4)
Choose One
  • Digital Animation Production
  • Video Production 1
  • Rendering
  • Design for Industry
Year 3
  • Compositing & Visual Effects
  • Research Project
  • Multimedia Design 2*
  • Multimedia Project 1*
  • Multimedia Project 2*
  • Industry Placement*
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 3* (MPU-U4)
Choose One
  • Portfolio
  • Intellectual Properties
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Technopreneurship
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
    (Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban)
  2. Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
    (Falsafah dan Isu Semasa)
For foreign students:
  1. Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3)

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

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

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 77,332

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 90,810

Tuition fees for Bangladesh Campus will be available soon.

International Degree Pathway (IDP)
IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
BA (Hons) Digital Media Design2+1University of HertfordshireUnited Kingdom£14,750

For enquiry, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.

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