Intakes: March, June, September / October
Mode of Study : Full Time
Duration : 2.5 Years
Credit Hour : 94

The Diploma in Visual and Interactive Media equips students with the capabilities to work as visual and interactive media designers across traditional media and digital tools in a wide range of practices, from creative publishing to interaction design, leading projects from the conceptual stages to publication. Visual and interactive media designers play a crucial role in shaping the look and feel of visual media, and the ways people experience them. Students will be equipped with strong knowledge in creative and hands-on practical experience in all aspects of communication technology, that foster a unique contribution characterized as innovative in approach.

The Diploma in Visual and Interactive Media designed with the aims to produce skillful graduates in Visual and Interactive Media with added knowledge in entrepreneurial and technical skills, which will be able to get involved either in working environment or in pursuing their studies to bachelor degree. Students are encouraged to take internships to complement their educational experience.

  • Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with at least three (3) credits; OR
  • Pass in recognized Creative Multimedia Certificate or equivalent; OR
  • Pass in recognized related Technical / Vocational / Kemahiran Certificate (Level 3 KKM) or equivalent with at least one (1) credit in any subject and one (1) year relevant work experience or one (1) semester bridging programme; OR
  • Any other recognized qualification equivalent to Malaysian Government.
  • Produce creative industry professionals, who have the capacity, knowledge and skills to apply what they have learned, through modern and future technologies in the production of various forms of media on different platforms.
  • Produce creative industry professionals, who have the ability to handle a variety of tasks within the entertainment and creative industries, including movies, games, music, TV and publishing industry, but also for more traditional industries.
  • Produce creative industry professionals (strategic thinker), know the importance of actively getting involved and the value of transferable skills in preparation for a job in the industry.

Year 1

Academic English, Multimedia Technology, Computer Architecture, Art and Design Practice, MPU(U1), Communication Skills in English 1, Experimental Media Design, Audio Design, Narrative Visual Media, MPU(U2), Interactive Scripting, Graphic Design Solutions, Interactive Visual Communication, MPU(U3)

Year 2

Communication Skills in English II, Motion Graphic, 2D and 3D Animation, Design and Structured Development, Human Computer Interaction, MPU(U4), Digital Visual Concepts, Mobile Platform Development Environments, Web Content Management, Compositing and Post Production Techniques, IT Project, Production Process

Major Elective Subjects: IT Environment and Skills Sharing, Interactive Multimedia Authoring, Multimedia Delivery System

Free Elective Subjects: E-Commerce, Multimedia and Web Development, Mobile System & Software Development, Computer Ethics, 3D Modelling, Fundamental Mathematics

Year 3

Industrial Training

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM28,200.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00

To view complete fee structure for Malaysian Students, please click HERE
To view complete fee structure for International Students, please click HERE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM29,140.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Visual Development Artist
  • Digital Painter
  • Script writer
  • Web Master
  • Web Designer
  • Storyboard Assistant
  • Stop Motion Animator
  • Compositing Artist
  • Animation Director
  • Flash Animator
  • Art director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Character Animator
  • Concept Artist
  • Cartoonist
  • Multimedia Editor
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Video and Audio Editor

OVERVIEW

In today’s technologically advanced society, visual and interactive media are among the most popular fields of study in IT and Creative Media for its interesting range of subjects and career prospects. In addition to that, this area has become increasingly crucial to businesses which increases the opportunities in this field. 

Is this programme for me?

This programme is suitable for those creative people who are interested in designing, manipulating and composing multimedia elements (text, image, video, audio and animation) in order to produce a new graphic design, production, multimedia application or presentation.

What should I expect?

This programme equips students with the capabilities to work as visual and interactive media designers across traditional media and digital tools in a wide range of practices, from creative publishing to interaction design, leading projects from the conceptual stage to publication. 

Visual and interactive media designers play a crucial role in shaping the look and feel of visual media, and the ways people experience them. Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge in creative and hands-on practical experience in all aspects of communication technology that is characterized as innovative in approach. 

What will I learn?

Apart from basic computing subjects, students will learn about and practice to use multimedia authoring tools such as Adobe applications (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver etc) to edit various media accordingly to create multimedia presentation, simple games, information kiosks, animation, websites, short films and many other interactive applications.

What are the career prospects?

This programme is designed to produce skilful graduates in Visual and Interactive Media. With added knowledge in entrepreneurial and technical skills, these graduates can either get employed or pursue their bachelor’s degree. Students are encouraged to go for internship to complement their theoretical knowledge and enhance soft skills.

Graduates can begin working in various industries such as multimedia design and development, graphic design, web design, advertisement, entertainment production etc.

How much will I make?

The average salary for an Animator/ Multimedia Designer is RM 30,000 per year. But, of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for.

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