BA (Hons) Multimedia Design

Approval Code R/214/6/0113; 06/2024
Accreditation Code MQA/FA3858
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area Multimedia Design
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 3 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

International Degree Pathways

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.

Academic Requirements
STPM / A-levels
Minimum 2 principals
Minimum 5 credits
National Matriculation
In the related field
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Minimum Average 60%
UCSI Foundation
Minimum CGPA 2.0
Minimum CGPA 2.0 or Candidates who obtained a CGPA between 2.00 and 2.50 may be admitted subject to internal assessment process


Academic Requirements
SPM / O-Level
Minimum 5 credits
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 Language Requirements
  • IELTS minimum Band 5.0
  • TOEFL (Paper based) minimum score 500
  • TOEFL (Internet based) minimum score 40
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) minimum score 180
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) minimum score 180
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 42
  • MUET minimum Band 3
  • 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 Certificate in English 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 deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic 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
  • Modelling
  • 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.
– For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
– For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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

International Degree Pathway (IDP) via BA (Hons) Multimedia Design

IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
BA (Hons) Digital Media Design2+1University of HertfordshireUnited Kingdom

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