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Diploma in 3D Modelling & Animation

Offered by: Multimedia University (MMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years 3 months
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyAudio-visual Techniques & Media Production
Course Description

This two-and- a-half- year programme is a university-industry collaboration programme. It focuses on knowledge and skills development that integrates academic studies with an extensive mixture of creative 3D animation tools and new media technology. The syllabus is designed to enable students to complete 3D animation projects that showcase their skills and create a professional portfolio.


Year 1

  • 3D Modelling
  • Internet Applications
  • Drawing Fundamentals
  • Computer Graphics 1
  • 3D Dynamics
  • Animation Foundation
  • Motion Graphics Application
  • Digital Photography
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Computer Graphics 2
  • 3D Animation

Year 2

  • Animation Design 1
  • Digital Sound Production
  • Video Production Process
  • Digital Storyboarding
  • Design Appreciation
  • Animation Design 2
  • 3D Character Setup
  • Motion Capture
  • 3D Rendering & Compositing
  • Industrial Training
  • 3D Modelling & Animation Project


  • Project Management
  • Introduction to 3D Printing
  • Introduction to Game Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Application
  • Creative Thinking
  • E-commerce

University Subjects

  • Pengajian Malaysia (Local)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • Basic Academic Writing
  • Personal Social Responsibility
  • Family and Society in Malaysia
Entry Requirements
  • Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C in at least three (3) subjects; OR
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least three (3) subjects; OR
  • Pass in STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in at least one (1) subject; OR
  • Pass in STAM with Grade Maqbul (Pass); OR
  • Recognised Creative Multimedia Certificate or its equivalent; OR
  • Recognised related Technical and Vocational Certificate or its equivalent with one (1) year relevant work experience or one (1) semester bridging programme; OR
  • Pass SKM Level 3 or any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in a related field AND Pass SPM with a minimum of 1 Credit in any subject.
Career Prospects3D Animator, Storyboard Artist, Lighting and Rendering Artist, Compositor, Layout Artist, FX Artist, Production Designer, 3D Artist, Graphic Designer, 3D Game Designer, Video Editor, Sound Designer, Digital Artist, Mobile App Designer, Photographer, Videographer, Motion Capture Artist.

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

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