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Bachelor in Games Design and Animation (Hons)

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)68460/Course
FacultyFaculty of Information Sciences & Engineering
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAudio-visual Techniques & Media Production
Course Description

The Bachelor in Games Design and Animation (Honours) (BGDA) is an undergraduate academic program that specializes in the development of game and animation. This programme offers a strong foundation in digitalgame design through the study of subjects such as storytelling, storyboarding, game development, 3D modeling and animation, game programming, and game prototyping. Students will be equipped with the intellectual skills and industry experience of game design and animation area thus producing competitive and confident graduates.


Core Subjects

  • Fundamentals of Game Art and Animation
  • 2D Animation
  • Illustration for Game Art
  • Game Design and Game Play
  • Principles of 3D Modeling
  • Game Programming
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Character Animation
  • Digital Game Management
  • Research on Educational Game
  • Life Drawing
  • Cartooning and Comic Design
Entry Requirements

(i) STPM Candidate :

(a) Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/SPMV) or its equivalent with credit in Bahasa Malaysia or Bahasa Melayu Silibus X/Bahasa Malaysia II


(b) Pass STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects including Pengajian Am/Kertas Am (General Studies/General Paper);


(c) A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects including Pengajian Am (General Studies) and Grade D for 2 other subjects;

(ii) Ministry of Education (KPM) Matriculation Certificate or MSU Foundation Certificate;


(iii) Diploma in relevant field from PTPL/MSU, or Certificate/Diploma in relevant field from Polytechnic, Diploma in relevant field from IPTA or Diploma in relevant field from IPTS with accreditation or Diploma in relevant field from other institution recognised by MSU Senate;


(iv) A-Level (GCE), The Australian Matriculation (SAM), Canadian Pre University (CPU) or its equivalent;


(v) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;


(vi) other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects

This programme enables its graduates to involve in a wide range of exciting career options in various industries such as game design industries, video game development, video game publishing, video production, courseware development companies, multimedia development companies, entertainment industries, broadcasting industries, multimedia telecommunication companies, film and animation industries, design agencies, education sectors, edutainment industries, event management industries and advertising agencies. Among positions offered are Artists, Animators, Designers, Programmers, Game Producers, Music and Sound Editors for Game and etc.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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