Diploma in Animation Design

UNITAR International University

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2.3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

Programme Core Modules:

  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • History and Introduction to Animation
  • Introduction to Digital Graphics
  • Illustration and Character Design
  • 2D Animation
  • Application of Multimedia
  • Audio Visual Technique and Digital Video Production
  • Creative Thinking
  • Visual Communication
  • 3D Modeling and Visualisation
  • Web Animation
  • Storytelling, Scriptwriting and Storyboarding
  • Motion Graphic and Compositing
  • Professional Practice
  • Animation Production Design
  • Final Project
  • Industrial Training

English Core Modules:

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3

University Core Modules:

  • Community Service
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Int)
  • Skill Enhancement/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Culture and Society

Entry Requirements

  • SPM: with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subject, or its equivalent; OR
  • UEC: Pass with minimum 3Bs; OR
  • STPM: Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject, or its equivalent; OR
  • STAM: Pass with a minimum grade of Maqbul in any subject, or its equivalent; OR
  • SKM: A pass in SKM Level 3/Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) (Note: The HEPs are to conduct screening and provide necessary guidance specific to the discipline of the programme); OR
  • Certificate (Level 3, MQF): Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or its equivalent; OR
  • Other relevant equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Entry requirements into the Diploma's program (level 5, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be/have:
    • A Malaysian citizen; AND
    • The candidate should be more than 20 years of age in the year of application
    • Relevant work experience/prior experiential learning; AND
    • Pass the APEL Assessment; AND
    • Pass an interview OR submission of student's portfolio determined by the HEP as required

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