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 specialised course which allows students to focus on all aspects of visual effects (VFX) work. Our all-inclusive course structure prepares students for the VFX industry by equipping them with skills in pre-production, production, and post-production. Students develop skills in key VFX areas such as production planning, matte painting, compositing, VFX on-set production, effects simulation, 3D lighting and rendering, etc. Our graduates work in multinational film and VFX houses abroad, as well as play prominent roles in shaping the local VFX 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
          Production for Visual Effects
          Film Studies
          Visual Effects Design 2
          Visual Storytelling
          Media Culture
          Media Aesthetics
          Basic Compositing
          3D Surfacing
      • Year 2
        • Visual Effects Design 3
          Animation & Setup for AFX
          Sound Design 1
          Effects Simulation
          Visual Effects Design 4
          Advanced Compositing
          Look Development for AFX
          Semiotics Studies
      • Year 3
        • Visual Effects Design Project 1
          Design Research
          Animation Entrepreneurship
          Visual Effect Design Project 2
          Sound Design 2
          Media Law
          Media Anthropology
          Internship Programme
    • 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: 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