Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons.) Media Arts

Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM)

(R2/214/6/0098) 06/24 (A10481)

This three-year Media Arts programme emphasises the creation of new forms of communication art enabled by computing technologies. The programme offers an inter/multidisciplinary approach to media creation that fosters individual exploration, experimentation and creative technologies practice. The word ‘media’ relates to mediums of communication; while ‘art’ emphasises the use of these mediums to create, express and challenge.

The course is conducted in an exciting environment where theories and practices can be challenged and ideas flow. The programme foregrounds experimental media creation and the results emerge in interactive systems, websites, games, installations, galleries, performances and sometimes public spaces. We strive to create socially and culturally relevant objects, experiences and spaces. Our graduates make significant contributions to the creative, cultural and multimedia industries.

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  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation/Matriculation studies in related field from a recognised institution;* OR
      * Candidates from non-related field may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    • • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects; OR
    • • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any two (2) subjects; OR
    • • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English; OR
    • • Recognised Creative Multimedia Diploma or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; OR
    • Note: Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    • • 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.
    • Note: DKM /DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Media Arts Design 1
          Media Arts Design 2
          Visual Programming
          Digital Imaging Art
          Media Culture
          Video Production
          Media Aesthetics
          3D Modelling and Printing
          Internet and Mobile Application
          Mobile App Design and Development
      • Year 2
        • Media Arts Design 3
          Media Arts Design 4
          Interaction Design
          New Media Technology
          Real-time Expression
          Generative Art and Design
          Multimodal Interaction Design
          Semiotic Studies
          Sound Design 1
          Media Anthropology
          Internship
      • Year 3
        • Media Arts Design Project 1
          Media Arts Design Project 2
          Media and Networking
          Design Research
          Art in Electronic Media
          Media Law
    • Elective Modules
      • Corporate Identity
        Diagram Design
        Project Management
        Motion Capture
    • University Subjects
      • Workplace Communication
        Hubungan Etnik (Local)
        Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
        Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Local)
        Bahasa Melayu Komunakasi 2 (International)
        Co-curriculum
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local)
        Foreign Languages (Local and International)
        Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia
  • Career Prospects
    • Creative Technologist, New Media Artist, Event/Gallery Curator, DJ/VJ, Multimedia Designer, New Media Innovator & Media Scientist, Visual Artist & Designer, Media Engineer.