Digital Media Studies Degree Programme

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BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: May, September, November

Duration: 3 years

STPM 2 Principal Passes 
‘A’ Levels 2 Passes
APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
UEC 5 Grade B’s
CPU / Victorian Certificate of Education / Ontario Secondary School Diploma Pass with a minimum average of 50%
AUSMAT / SAM Pass with a minimum average of 60%
IB Pass with a minimum 24 marks
Year 1
  • Computing & IT in the Workplace
  • Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Introduction To C Programming
  • Introduction to Management
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Audio Visual Technology
  • Digital Image Production
  • Interactive Media & Web Design Technology
  • Introduction to Graphics & Basic 3D Applications


Year 2
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Professional & Enterprise Development
  • Research Methods For Computing and Technology
  • Basic 3D Computer Character Modelling
  • Computer Graphics
  • Developing Interactive Multimedia
  • Digital Audio and Video
  • Icon and Time Based Multimedia
  • Mathematics for Computer Graphics
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Synthesiser Technology
  • Web Multimedia
  • Internship
Year 3
  • Innovation Management & New Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Advanced 3D Character Modelling and Animation
  • Advanced Multimedia
  • Advanced Web Multimedia
  • HCI and Usability
  • Investigations in Multimedia Technology
  • Multimedia Scripting
  • Multimedia Streaming
  • Multimedia Techniques For Animation, Games & Film Effects
  • Multimedia Technology Project

BSc (Hons) in Media Informatics

This programme provides: 

  • Skills and abilities required to develop effective interactive multimedia applications
  • A thorough understanding of issues in the areas of user interface design and human computer interaction
  • An understanding of the nature of mass media, multimedia, and marketing communications

BSc (Hons) CGI and Digital Effects

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur 

Intakes: Commencement from 2017 onwards

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

*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
  • Digital Photography for VFX I
  • Digital Photography for VFX 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 (CGI) I
  • Junior VFX Team Project (CGI) II
  • Lighting and Rendering for CG I
  • Lighting and Rendering for CG II
  • Documentary Production Technology I
  • Documentary Production Technology II
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 (CGI) I
  • Senior Team VFX Project (CGI) II

Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons)

Logo of Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)

Campus: Kajang

Intakes: March, June, September / October

Duration: 3 years

STPM Minimum 2 principle passes with GP 2.00
Diploma in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information Technology / Information Systems / equivalent Minimum CGPA of 2.50 / CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process
Any other Diploma in science and technology / business studies Minimum CGPA of 2.50 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes
UEC Minimum 5Bs (including Mathematics)
Foundation / Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00
SAM / HSC / AUSMAT TER / UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU / CIMP Average of 60% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
IB 26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications Candidates with a credit in computing related subject at SPM or STPM level or its equivalent may be given preferential consideration
Year 1
  • Fundamentals of Multimedia
  • Story and Narration
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Architecture
  • Database Concepts
  • Discrete Structure
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Interactive Skills
  • Technical & Professional Communication
  • 3 MPU
Year 2
  • Instructional Design
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Digital Imaging
  • MPU
  • Ethics And Professional Conducts
  • Multimedia Network Traffic and Multicasting
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Digital Audio and Video
  • Multimedia Database System
  • Vector Graphic
Year 3
  • Computer Animation
  • Internet Programming
  • IT Project I
  • IT Project II
  • MPU

BSc (Hons) Computing with Digital Media

Logo of SEGi University Colleges

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: February, July, September

Duration: 3 years

Foundation in IT
STPM 2 principles
Pre-University / A-Level / UEC or other equivalent qualification
Year 1
  • Computer Systems and Internet Technologies 1
  • Computer Programming 1
  • Systems Building 1
  • Digital Media Foundations
  • Communication Systems 1
Year 2
  • Organisation and Project Management
  • Digital Media Production
  • Information Systems Development Project
  • Database Application Technologies
  • Application & Web Development
Year 3
  • Project
  • Interface Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Digital Creativity and Digital Futures
  • Choose 30 credits from:
  • IT Project & Quality Management
  • eCommerce