Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Animation

Faculty of Creative Multimedia

(R2/213/6/0157) 06/24 (A10482)

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.


  • 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*
    • *Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • 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)
  • Career Prospects
    • Career Prospects: Modeler, Texturing Artist, Animator, Storyboard Artist, Rigging Artist, Technical Director, Creative Director, Designer, Screenwriter, Concept Artist, Compositor, Art Director, Lighting Artist, Render Artist, 3D Artist, 2D Artist, Editor