Diploma in 3D Modelling & Animation

Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(N/213/4/0005) 05/22 (MQA/PA8497)

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.


  • 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
    • • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with at least 1 credit.
  • Programme Structure
    • Trimester 1
      • 3D Modelling
        Internet Applications
        Drawing Fundamentals
        Computer Graphics 1
    • Trimester 2
      • Animation Foundation
        Motion Graphics Application
        Digital Animation 1
        Digital Photography
        Design Fundamentals
        Computer Graphics 2
    • Trimester 3
      • Basic Academic Writing
    • Trimester 4
      • Animation Design 1
        Digital Animation 2
        Digital Sound Production
        Video Production Process
        Digital Storyboarding
        Design Appreciation
    • Trimester 5
      • Animation Design 2
        3D Character Setup
        Motion Capture
        3D Rendering & Compositing
        Family and Society in Malaysia
    • Trimester 6
      • Industrial Training
    • Trimester 7
      • 3D Modelling & Animation Project
    • Electives
      • Contemporary Malaysian Art
        Corporate Identity
        Diagram Design
        Project Management
        Digital Audio and Video
    • University Subjects
      • Pengajian Malaysia (Local)
        Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • Career Prospects
    • 3D 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.