Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Visual Effects new-icon

Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(N/231/4/0339) 05/24 (MQA/PSA12186)

BMm (Hons) Visual Effects is a specialized course which allows the students to focus on all aspects of visual effects (VFX) work, from pre-production, production to post-production, and is designed to spearhead the VFX local industry.


  • 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
        • Visual Effects Design 1
          3D Modelling for Animation
          Film Studies
          Visual Effects Design 2
          Visual Storytelling
          Media Culture
          Sound Design 1
          Media Aesthetics
          Basic Compositing
          3D Surfacing
      • Year 2
        • Visual Effects Design 3
          Animation & Setup for AFX
          Production for Visual Effects
          Effects Simulation
          Visual Effects Design 4
          Advanced Compositing
          Look Development for AFX
          Semiotics Studies
          Media Anthropology
      • Year 3
        • Visual Effects Design Project 1
          Design Research
          Animation Entrepreneurship
          Visual Effect Design Project 2
          Sound Design 2
          Media Law
    • 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: Visual Effects Supervisor, Technical Director, Director, Modeler, Texturing Artist, Compositor, Rigging Artist, Creative Director, Designer, Screenwriter, Concept Artist, Art Director, Lighting Artist, Render Artist, 3D Artist, 2D Artist, Editor, Cinematographer, Director of Photography