Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons.) (Animation and Visual Effects)

Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(R/213/6/0157) 06/19 (A10482)

The three-year Animation & Visual Effects programme is formerly known as the Film Animation programme. This course was designed and developed by local professionals and specialists from the industry as well as from various backgrounds.The programme is designed to enhance the student’s knowledge and skills through an intensive series of courses covering a wide spectrum of digital visual media. It fosters skills in developing creative abilities for a career in 3D content creation industries.

The programme, through various student participations, has won awards locally and internationally at animation festivals throughout the world. With a strong and well established alumni body, the programme also has a well-recognised local and international presence.


  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation / Matriculation in related field from a recognised institution*
      * Candidates from non-related field may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process; OR
    • • Pass STPM / A level or its equivalent with 3 Principals inclusive of one Information and Communications Technology (ICT) subject;** OR
      **Candidate with non-ICT related subjects may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    • • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English; OR
    • • Pass Diploma in the related or relevant field from a recognised institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50**
      **Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    • English Entry Requirement for International Students:
      All programmes offered by Faculty of Creative Multimedia require a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Animation and Visual Effects 1
          Animation and Visual Effects 2
          Motion Graphics Applications
          3D Modelling for Animation
          Film Studies
          3D Rendering for Animation
          Content Innovation for Animation
          Visual Storytelling
          Media Culture
          Video Production
          Media Aesthetics
      • Year 2
        • Animation and Visual Effects Design 3
          Animation and Visual Effects Design 4
          3D Animation
          Film Studies
          Visual Effects and Compositing
          3D Simulation
          Semiotic Studies
          Sound Design 1
          Media Anthropology
          Internship Training
      • Year 3
        • Animation and Visual Effects Design Project 1
          Animation and Visual Effects Design Project 2
          Motion Capture
          Design Research
          Sound Design 2
          Media Law
    • Elective Modules
      • Year 1
        Contemporary Malaysian Art
        Corporate Identity
        Diagram DesignYear 2
        Project Management
        Digital Audio and Video
        Motion Capture
    • University Subjects
      • Year 1
        Workplace Communication
        Hubungan Etnik (Local)
        Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
        Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Local)Year 2
        Bahasa Melayu Komunakasi 2 (International)
        Business and Entrepreneurship in Malaysia
        Co-curriculumYear 3
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local)
        Foreign Languages (Local and International)
  • Career Prospects
    • Art Director, Director, 3D Modeller, 3D Graphics Artist, Visual Effects Artist, Animator, Character Designer, Character Animator, Character Rigger Compositing Artist, Look Development Artist, Digital Painter, VFX Artist, Game Designer.