Animation Degree Programme

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BA (Hons) Animation

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: August, October

Duration: 3 years

A-level  A pass in 2 subjects
STPM or equivalent 2 full passes/ Minimum CGPA of 2.0
Recognised Matriculation or foundation CGPA 2.0
*Relevant APIIT Diploma Successful completion
*Study in another recognised institution Academic credits equivalent to Year 1 of an honours degree in relevant subjects
  • Portfolio: You will be required to create a storyboard of “Thinking Outside of the Box”. You should imagine a matchbox and a single match next to it. Visualize how the match gets back in the box. The match is a character that has a need to get back into the box for a reason.

*Direct entry to Year 2 Degree

Year 1
  • Animation Fundamentals I
  • Animation Fundamentals II
  • Animation Fundamentals III
  • Animation Fundamentals IV
  • Applied Timing I
  • Applied Timing II
  • Cinema Film Analysis
  • Sculpture for Animation
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
Year 2
  • Animation Debates
  • Audio, Sound and Score for Animation I
  • Audio, Sound and Score for Animation II
  • Character Animation Implementation I
  • Character Animation Implementation II
  • Film Shorts & Stings I
  • Film Shorts & Stings II
  • From Script to Screen
  • Creative Practice
  • Internship
Year 3
  • Animation Futures
  • Design Project Report
  • Final Major signature Projects I
  • Final Major signature Projects II
  • Final Major signature Projects III
  • Individual Animation Project I
  • Individual Animation Project II

BSc (Hons) Digital Film and 3D Animation Technology

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: September, November

Duration: 3 years

A-level  A pass in 2 subjects
STPM or equivalent 2 full passes/ Minimum CGPA of 2.0
Recognised Matriculation or foundation CGPA 2.0
*Relevant APIIT Diploma Successful completion
*Study in another recognised institution Academic credits equivalent to Year 1 of an honours degree in relevant subjects
  • Portfolio: You will be required to create a perspective drawing project of “Environment Design”. The drawing must include an environment in a traditional market with people selling and buying on the scene. Please consider the use of perspective techniques for expressing your ideas.

*Direct entry to Year 2 Degree

Year 1
  • Digital Animation for VFX I
  • Digital Animation for VFX II
  • Digital Compositing 1 I
  • Digital Compositing 1 II
  • Character Concept Design I
  • Character Concept Design II
  • Introduction to CGI I
  • Introduction to CGI II

 

Year 2
  • 3D Modelling for VFX I
  • 3D Modelling for VFX II
  • Digital Compositing 2 I
  • Digital Compositing 2 II
  • Junior VFX Team Project (Digital Film) I
  • Junior VFX Team Project (Digital Film) II
  • Character Concept Design I
  • Character Concept Design II
  • Documentary Production Technology I
  • Documentary Production Technology II
  • Internship
 
Year 3
  • FX Portfolio Project I
  • FX Portfolio Project II
  • FX Research Project I
  • FX Research Project II
  • Rigging for Games and VFX
  • Scripting Concepts for VFX
  • Senior Team VFX Project I
  • Senior Team VFX Project II

BCA (Hons) 3D Animation Design

Logo of UCSI University

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 3 years

UCSI Foundation Pass
STPM / A-Level 2 principal passes
UEC 5 credits
Diploma Pass
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Average score of 60%
National matriculation CGPA 2.0
International Baccalaureate 26/42
Year 1
  • Art History
  • Life Drawing
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modeling
  • Visual Communication
  • University Life
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Basic Photography
  • Traditional Animation
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Studio Based Learning
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
Year 2
  • Design and Layout
  • Animation Studies
  • Advanced Modeling
  • Animation
  • Rendering
  • Proposal Writing
  • Post Production
  • Character Animation
  • Religions in Malaysia
  • Practical Training
  • Extra Curricular Learning Experiences 2
  • 1 elective
Year 3
  • Compositing & Visual Effects
  • Animation Project I
  • Research Project
  • Portfolio
  • Animation Project II
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 3
  • Industry Placement
  • 1 elective