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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 for audio creation, synthesis, and engineering into a cohesive and innovative form. This program goes beyond technical aspects; it delves into the analysis of audio usage with these techniques across diverse industries, identifying the characteristics and processes that contribute to their success.

Students will have the opportunity to not only understand these principles theoretically but also apply them practically. Through this programme, they will gain the skills needed to produce sound design for film, television, games, and animation, demonstrating their understanding and proficiency in the field of audio production.


  • 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
        Digital Imaging Technique
        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
      • Project Management
        Introduction to Computer Application
    • University Subjects
      • Philosophy and Current Issues
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Students without credit in BM at SPM Level)
        Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International students)
        Basic Academic Writing
        Personal Social Responsibility
        Character Building
        Sustainable Society
  • 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