Bachelor of Cinematic Arts (Hons)

Multimedia University (MMU)

Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Mar, Jul, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Applies a comprehensive approach to the “script-to-screen” method of filmmaking, where you will begin your studies with the basics of idea development right up to producing your own work
  • You will be taught to merge theory and practice as well as work on short films, ranging from narrative fiction film and documentary to music video and interactive and experimental moving images
  • Receive mentorship from full-time lecturers and industry professionals
  • Awarded Premier Digital Tech Institution Status by MDEC and MoHE

Course Structure

  • Cinematic Arts Design 1
  • Film Study 1
  • Production Management
  • Principles of Directing and Acting
  • Screenwriting Fundamentals
  • Cinematic Arts Design 2
  • Film Study 2
  • Lighting
  • Post-Production
  • Sound Design
  • New Modes Production
  • New Modes of Cinema
  • Production Design and Art Direction
  • Visual Effects
  • Documentary Production
  • Fundamentals of Documentary
  • Asian Cinema
  • Internship
  • Cinematic Arts Design Project 1 (FYP1)
  • Cinematic Research Project
  • Professional Practice and Management
  • Cinematic Arts Design Project 2 (FYP2)
  • Cinematic Applications
  • Portfolio Preparations
  • TV Production
  • Media Law

Electives (Choose 1):

  • Motion Capture
  • Directors
  • Costume Design and Make-up
  • Animation
  • Mobile Cinema
  • Sound Design 2
  • Intro. to Special Effect
  • Zombies, Monsters, Cyborgs

Electives (Choose 2):

  • Advanced Post-Production
  • Advanced Screenwriting
  • Advanced Cinematography
  • Advanced Producing

Entry Requirements

  • Foundation/Matriculation in related field from a recognised institution: Pass
  • STPM or its equivalent: Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects
  • A Level: Pass with a minimum of Grade D in any two (2) subjects
  • UEC: Pass with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English
  • Diploma and equivalent: Recognised Creative Multimedia Diploma or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50*
  • Certificate:
    • 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** AND
  • Pass an interview OR submission of student's portfolio, to be determined by MMU as required.
  • * Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • ** DKM/DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.

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