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Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(R/213/4/0005) 05/27 (MQA/SWA8497)

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
      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
      • 3D Modelling
        Internet Applications
        Drawing Fundamentals
        Computer Graphics 1
        3D Dynamics
        Animation Foundation
        Motion Graphics Application
        Digital Photography
        Design Fundamentals
        Computer Graphics 2
        3D Animation
    • Year 2
      • Animation Design 1
        Digital Sound Production
        Video Production Process
        Digital Storyboarding
        Design Appreciation
        Animation Design 2
        3D Character Setup
        Motion Capture
        3D Rendering & Compositing
        Industrial Training
        3D Modelling & Animation Project
    • Electives
      • Project Management
        Introduction to 3D Printing
        Introduction to Game Programming
        Introduction to Computer Application
        Creative Thinking
    • University Subjects
      • Pengajian Malaysia (Local)
        Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
        Basic Academic Writing
        Personal Social Responsibility
        Family and Society in Malaysia
  • 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.