BCA (Hons) 3D Animation Design

Approval Code R2/213/6/0070; 11/2021
Accreditation Code A 7329
Classification BCA (Hons)
Subject Area 3D Animation Design
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 3 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

International Degree Pathways



The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Hons) in 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, students are trained to think, produce and speak the language of 3D animation.

Our team of passion-driven teaching staff employs a variety of approaches to inspire the best out of students, both in conceptualisation as well as practical hands-on work. Immersed in a creative environment, students are encouraged to brave new possibilities with their skills and venture to make their mark in compelling 3D visuals with commercial viability.

Assessments

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

Qualifications
Academic Requirements
STPM / A-levels
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
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

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'
 

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.

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
Year 1
  • Art History
  • Life Drawing*
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modelling
  • 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 Modelling
  • 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 I *
 
Year 3
  • Compositing & Visual Effects
  • Animation Project I*
  • Research Project*
  • Portfolio*
  • Animation Project II*
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 3* (MPU-U4)
  • Industry Placement*
Elective: Choose One
  • Dynamics & Effects
  • Screen Production
  • Film Directing*
  • Technopreneurship
 

Note:
Subject with * has pre-requisite subject to complete.

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

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 BCA (Hons) 3D Animation Design

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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