BA (Hons) Multimedia Design

Approval Code
N/214/6/0013; 06/2019
BA (Hons)
Subject Area
Multimedia Design
Course Mode
Full Time
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Location
UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
January, May and September

With the Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Design from UCSI University, graduates will be equipped with the required knowledge and industry-relevant skills to set the new standard of visuals, interaction and experience in the cutting edge multimedia design world. Covering multiple forms of media, the curriculum includes visualising and creating content, brand and messages through imagery and animation. The wide range of topics covered is ideal for students who want an edge in making an impact in today’s ever changing digital world.

Academic Requirements
UCSI Foundation Pass
STPM / A-Level 2 principal passes
UEC 5 credits
Diploma Pass
Other Year 12 equivalent Average score of 60%
National matriculation CGPA 2.0
International Baccalaureate 26/42
Entry Requirements for Foundation Year
Academic Requirements
SPM / O-Level Minimum 5 credits
UEC Minimum 4 credits
Other Year 11 equivalent* Overall average score of 60%
English Requirements

  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (writing-based) / 69-70 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.

* International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.

Note / Legend Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'
The graduates are equipped and ready for the industry in the areas of:
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Multimedia Labs
  • Design Studios
  • Corporate Art Departments
  • Television Network Stations
  • Animation House
Year 1

  • Art History
  • Life Drawing
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modeling
  • Visual Communication
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Typography 1
  • Basic Photography
  • Traditional Animation
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 1 * (MPU-U4)
Choose One
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Film Studies
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
Year 2

  • Design and Layout *
  • Web Design
  • Digital Visual Presentation
  • Animation
  • Multimedia Design 1
  • Post Production
  • Typography 2 *
  • Proposal Writing
  • Design for Motion Graphics
  • Religions in Malaysia (MPU-U3)
  • Practical Training *
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 2 * (MPU-U4)
Choose One
  • Digital Animation Production
  • Video Production 1
  • Rendering
  • Design for Industry
Year 3

  • Multimedia Design 2 *
  • Multimedia Project 1 *
  • Compositing & Visual Effects
  • Research Project
  • Multimedia Project 2 *
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 3 * (MPU-U4)
  • Industry Placement *
Choose One
  • Portfolio
  • Intellectual Properties
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Technopreneurship
General Subjects (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 – For Malaysian students:

    i. Ethnic Relations
    ii. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

     – For Foreign students:
    i. Malaysian Studies
    ii. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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