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Course Details
Exam BodyAPU-DMU Dual Degree
Course Duration36 months
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM81,800 + GBP375/year*
Fees (International Student)RM 88,200 + GBP 375/year *
FacultySchool of Media, Arts & Design
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAudio-visual Techniques & Media Production
Course Description

This programme aims to develop you as acreative animator. The animation route offers the opportunity to specialize in modeling, animation and composite-based applications in the creation of character film-making.
The programme focuses on the many aspects of the fundament animation process and is supported by a series of specialist lecturers, demonstrations and seminars that introduce students to professional, design, and creative process.
Year 1 provides a structure for learning the major principles of animation. You will explore a range of techniques involving 2D and CG elements.
Semester 2 builds on the principles of Animation with further development.
Year 2 involves the development of characters in greater depth. This includes enhancing audio dialogue and body gesture, an introduction to action integration, and advanced lighting and
camera work for greater shot composition; as well as model making as a core module with a focus on set building. You will also have the option of studying experimental animation.
In Year 3 you will be expected to produce a series of short animations which display excellent performance-based animation. Emphasis is places on professional practice in preparation for
graduation and greater employment prospects through animation.


Year 1

  • Animation Fundamentals I
  • Animation Fundamentals II
  • Animation Fundamentals III
  • Animation Fundamentals IV
  • Applied Timing I
  • Applied Timing II
  • Cinema Film Analysis
  • Sculpture for Animation
  • Introduction to Graphic Design

Year 2

  • Animation Debates
  • Audio, Sound and Score for Animation I
  • Audio, Sound and Score for Animation II
  • Character Animation Implementation I
  • Character Animation Implementation II
  • Film Shorts & Stings I
  • Film Shorts & Stings II
  • From Script to Screen
  • Creative Practice


Year 3

  • Animation Futures
  • Design Project Report
  • Final Major signature Projects I
  • Final Major signature Projects II
  • Final Major signature Projects III
  • Individual Animation Project I
  • Individual Animation Project II

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete four (4) General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co- Curricular Activities.

Entry Requirements



• A Pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects and a Credit in Bahasa Melayu and a Pass in English at SPM level.. ?MUET Band 1 required)


• 2 Passes in A-Level with a Pass in English at SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE or its equivalent.


• 5 Grade B's in UEC.?MUET Band 1 required)


• A Pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.00.

Direct Entry to level 2 of the Degree:

• A Diploma in Design & Media or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal interview or submitting a relevant portfolio.?

Note: All applicants will be individually assessed via a portfolio, interview including drawing.

Intake Months

June, Nov

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

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