BCA (Hons) 3D Animation Design

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R2/213/6/0070; 11/2021
Accreditation Code
A 7329


Overview

The BCA (Hons) 3D Animation Design is designed to nurture the talents of tomorrow’s artists, today. From the inception of an idea to the final creative works, 8 students are trained to think, produce and speak the language of 3D animation.

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

About the Programme

Assessments

Presentation, quiz, test, mid-term exam, final exam, folio, assignments.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

STPM / A-Level

Minimum 2 principals

UEC

Minimum 5 credits

International Baccalaureate

Minimum score of 26/42 points from 6 subjects

National Matriculation

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

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

Minimum Average 60%

UCSI Foundation

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 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

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 (Diploma and Degree)

  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum grade of B+ in SPM English Language; or a minimum grade of C in SPM English Language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE; or a minimum grade of A2 in UEC English language; or minimum Band 3 of MUET.
  • 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 (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
  • Modeling
  • Visual Communication
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Basic Photography
  • Traditional Animation
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Studio-Based Learning
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
Year 2
  • Design and layout
  • Animation Studies
  • Advanced Modeling
  • Animation
  • Rendering
  • Proposal Writing
  • Post Production
  • Character Animation
  • Religions in Malaysia (MPU-U3)
  • Practical Training
  • Extra Curricular Learning Experiences 2 (MPU-U4)

Elective: Choose One

  • Design for Motion Graphics
  • Digital Animation Production
  • Film Studies
  • Video Production 1
Year 3
  • Compositing and Visual Effects
  • Animation Project 1
  • Research Project
  • Portfolio
  • Animation Project 2
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 3* (MPU-U4)
  • Industry Placement

Elective: Choose One

  • Dynamics and Effects
  • Screen Production
  • Film Directing
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

Career Opportunities

The graduates are equipped and ready for the industry in the areas of

  • Advertising Agency
  • Multimedia Lab
  • Design Studio Corporate Art Department
  • Television Network Station
  • Animation House

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 72,650

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 85,350

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International Degree Pathway (IDP)
IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
BA (Hons) Animation2+1 / 1+2Middlesex UniversityUnited Kingdom£ 9250
BA (Hons) 2D Animation & Character for Digital Media
(Depending on the outcome of portfolio review)
2+1University of HertfordshireUnited Kingdom
BA (Hons) 3D Computer Animation and Modelling
(Depending on the outcome of portfolio review)
2+1University of HertfordshireUnited Kingdom
BA(Hons) Animation
(Depending on the outcome of portfolio review)
1+2 /2+ 1University of HertfordshireUnited Kingdom

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