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.


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

Academic Requirements
STPM / A-levels
Minimum 2 principals
UCSI Foundation
Pass in Foundation in Arts
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 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

Subject with * has pre-requisite subject to complete.

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 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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