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Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Animation

Offered by: Multimedia University (MMU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAudio-visual Techniques & Media Production
Course Description

Founded as BMm (Hons) (Film & Animation) in 1997, this programme focuses on the art & design of Animation, Visual Effects & Film Language. The programme initially started in Melaka under the Faculty of Media Arts & Sciences, later moved to Cyberjaya under the new Faculty of Creative Multimedia, in the year 1999. The Programme was created to be the catalyst for the Animation industry in Malaysia.


Year 1

  • Animation Design 1
  • 3D Modelling for Animation
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Film Studies
  • Media Culture
  • Animation Design 2
  • Basic Compositing
  • 3D Surfacing
  • Sound Design 1
  • Media Aesthetics

Year 2

  • Animation Design 3
  • Acting for Animation
  • Animation & Setup
  • Effects Simulation
  • Animation Design 4
  • Advanced Character Animation
  • Look Development Screenwriting
  • Media Anthropology
  • Semiotic Studies
  • Internship Training

Year 3

  • Animation Design Project 1
  • Animation Entrepreneurship
  • Design Research
  • Animation Design Project 2
  • Media Law
  • Sound Design 2

Elective Modules

  • Corporate Identity
  • Diagram Design
  • Motion Capture
  • Project Management

University Subjects

  • Co-curriculum
  • Hubungan Etnik (Local)/Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Local)/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia
  • Workplace Communication
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local)
  • Foreign Languages (Local and International)
Entry Requirements
  • Pass Foundation/Matriculation studies in related field from a recognised institution;* OR
    * Candidates from non-related field may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects; OR
  • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any two (2) subjects; OR
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English; OR
  • Recognised Creative Multimedia Diploma or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; OR
    Note: Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • Pass DKM /DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 MUST have at least two (2) years of work experience in the related field.
    Note: DKM /DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.

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

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