BA (Hons) 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 (Hons) 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 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​STPM / A-Level

Minimum 2 principals

UEC

Minimum 5 credits

​National Matriculation

In the related field

​International Baccalaureate (IB)

A minimum score of 26/42 credits from 6 subjects

​Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum Average 60%

​UCSI Foundation

Minimum CGPA 2.0

Diploma

Minimum CGPA 2.0 or Candidates who obtained a CGPA between 2.00 and 2.50 may be admitted subject to internal assessment process

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR

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 STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum average of 50% (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

SAM

Average below 60% (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

*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 – '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 (Diploma and Degree)

  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM; or an A2 in English Language at UEC Level; MUET Band 3; or a score of 213 (computer-based) / 550 (writing-based) / 79-80 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.0 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.

For International Students (Degree)

  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum Band 3 in MUET (Malaysian University English Test); or a minimum Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a minimum score of 500 in TOEFL (Paper based); or a minimum score of 40 in TOEFL (Internet based); or a minimum score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE); or a minimum score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE); or a minimum score of 42 in Pearson Test of English.
  • 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
  • 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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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 69,570

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 82,570

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

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