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Bachelor of Applied Arts (Cinematography) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees550/Sem
Fees (International Student)1650/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Applied & Creative Arts
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Stream RequirementsArts Stream
Additional NotesUPU Code (for reference): ZK25
Course Description

The Cinematography Programme is tailored to provide a comprehensive knowledge on filmmaking through theoretical and practical practises through a series of carefully designed courses. Students will learn the fundamental and principal of a visual storytelling from script- to- screen process with emphasis is on the hands-on practical through the studios practises and on location/field productions. Student will also learn and 6 apply the concept and process of a film production workflow from the pre-production – production – postproduction. Students will acquire a broad range of filmmaking skills and techniques, including scriptwriting, directing, cinematography, editing, and producing. Throughout their undergraduate years, the student will produce a variety of video, television and documentary projects.

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

 

AND

 

A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am; AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects,

OR

A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi UiTM with a minimum

  • CGPA of 2.00

OR

A recognised Diploma in relevant fields

 

AND

 

Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

  • At least Band 1

 

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

 

 

Notes:

  1. Entry requirements into professional courses such as Medicine and Engineering are generally much higher. In addition there are also specific requirements for entry into certain programmes. Further details can be obtained from the relevant faculties.
  2. For foreign students, the general requirement is a good pass in A level, Matriculation, Higher School Certificates or other equivalent pre-university examinations. Malaysian Government Policy states that admission into certain degree programmes are restricted to local students only.

 

Career Prospects

Production Assistant, Videographer, Camera Operator/Loader, Lighting Technician, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Focus Puller, Video Split Operator, Camera Assistant, Camera Technician, Director, 1st Assistant Director, 2nd Assistant Director, 3rd Assistant director, TVC 1st Assistant Director, Music Video Director, Advertising/Commercials Director, Feature Film Editor, Television Series Editor, Assistant Editor, Documentary Editor, TV Editor, Music Video Editor, and Subtitling Editor.

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


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