Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Animation new-icon

Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(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
        1. Pass Foundation/Matriculation studies in related field from a recognised institution; OR
        2. Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects; OR
        3. Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any two (2) subjects; OR
        4. Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English; OR
        5. Recognised Creative Multimedia Diploma or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; * OR
        6. Pass DKM/DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 MUST have at least two (2) years of work experience in the related field. ** AND
        7. Pass an interview OR submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by MMU as required.

    * Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process..

    ** DKM/DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.

  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Animation Design 1
          Acting for Animation
          3D Modelling for Animation
          Visual Storytelling
          Film Studies
          Media Culture
          Animation Design 2
          Basic Compositing
          3D Surfacing
          Media Aesthetics
      • Year 2
        • Animation Design 3
          Animation & Setup
          Effects Simulation
          Animation Design 4
          Advanced Character Animation
          Look Development Screenwriting
          Semiotic Studies
          Sound Design 1
      • Year 3
        • Animation Design Project 1
          Animation Entrepreneurship
          Design Research
          Animation Design Project 2
          Media Law
          Media Anthropology
          Sound Design 2
          Internship Training
    • Elective Modules
      • Corporate Identity
        Information Design
        Motion Capture
        Project Management
    • University Subjects
      • Integrity and Leadership
        Philosophy and Current Issues
        Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Students without credit in BM at SPM Level)
        Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
        Character Building
        Sustainable Society
        Fundamentals of Digital Competence with Basic Programming
  • 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