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Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(N/213/4/0351) 07/24 (MQA/PSA12396)

Creative Audio is the art of integrating industry-relevant technologies of audio creation, synthesis and engineering into a cohesive and innovative form. The program also analyse the use of audio with these techniques, in the different industries and identify the characteristics and processes that make them successful. The course will provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of these principles at both theoretical and practical levels. They will be able to successfully implement them in the production of SOUND DESIGN for film, television, games and animation.


  • Entry Requirements
      1. Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C in at least three (3) subjects; OR
      2. Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least three (3) subjects; OR
      3. Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in at least one (1) subject; OR
      4. Pass STAM with Grade Maqbul (Pass); OR
      5. Recognised Creative Multimedia Certificate or its equivalent; OR
      6. Recognised related Technical and Vocational Certificate or its equivalent with one (1) year relevant work experience or one (1) trimester bridging programme; OR
      7. Pass SKM Level 3 or any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in a related field; AND
      8. Pass an interview OR submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by MMU as required.
  • Programme Structure
    • Year 1
      • Signal Flow & Studio Equipment
        Audio Fundamental
        Introduction to Digital Audio
        Digital Audio Workstation
        Recording Techniques
        Studio Acoustic
        Music Copyright Issues
        Computer Graphics 1
        Internet Application
        Digital Photography
        Creative Audio Design 1
        Music Fundamental & Appreciation
    • Year 2
      • Creative Audio Design 2
        Creative Audio Project
        MIDI Theory & Audio Synthesis
        Audio Signal Processing
        Audio Mixing & Mastering
        Live Sound Production
        Interaction Studies
        Digital Storyboarding
        Video Production Process
        Industrial Training
    • Elective Subjects
      • Introduction to Computer Application
        Creative Thinking
    • University Subjects
      • Basic Academic Writing
        Personal Social Responsibility
        Pengajian Malaysia (Local Student)
        Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Student)
        Family & Society in Malaysia
  • Career Prospects
    • Foley Recording Engineer or Mixer, Boom Operator, Dialog Editor, Game Audio Designer, Location Sound Specialist for Films, Music Editor, Music Supervisor, Production Mixer, Sound Effects Editor, Sound Designer