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Diploma in Multimedia

Diploma Multimedia

This programme is designed to prepare and equip students with the required technical knowledge and skills for employment in a wide range of industries which use multimedia applications. A graduate of this programme may choose from a wide range of careers with manufacturers, production houses, television stations, advertising companies, newspaper, publishing house and other relevant industries.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the requirement of the human capital in creative industries.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who  have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their roles in multimedia industries.
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are commited to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    UniKL graduates who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduates who are capable to participate in business and technopreneurial activities of the industries.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in animation and multimedia will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Use broad-based knowledge and skills in the specialized area
  • PLO 2
    Demonstrate the ability to articulate and document work-flow and processes
  • PLO 3
    Possess problem-solving skills with moderate autonomy
  • PLO 4
    Perform a broad range of tasks related to an area of concentration
  • PLO 5
    Execute instructions with minimum supervision
  • PLO 6
    Apply skills and principles of lifelong learning in academic and career development
  • PLO 7
    Communicate effectively with peers, clients, superiors and society at large
  • PLO 8
    Exhibit teamwork, interpersonal, entrepreneurial and social skills
  • PLO 9
    Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with social, ethical and legal principles


Career Information

Graduates from this field will have excellent opportunities to work as :

  • Desktop Programming Artist
  • Digital Imaging Artist
  • Web Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Other IT related designations

Semester 1
  • Fundamental of Programming
  • Principles of Information Technology
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Computer Related Mathematics & Statistics
  • Competency English
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Local)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)

Semester 2
  • Basic Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Multimedia Development
  • Storyboard Concepts
  • Introduction to Multimedia Development
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Foreign Language 1**

Semester 3
  • Database Systems
  • Digital Audio and Video
  • Digital Animation
  • Web Design
  • Foreign Language 2**
  • Communication English 1
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia (L-M)
  • Religious Practices in Malaysia (I & L-NM)
  • Culture & Lifestyle in Malaysia 1

Semester 4
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Multimedia Project Management
  • Interactive Multimedia Authoring
  • 3D Animation
  • Instructional Design
  • Communication English 2

Semester 5
  • Visual Communication
  • PHP Web Programming
  • Mobile Application Design and Development
  • Co-Curiculum*
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6
  • Industrial Training

  • Entry Requirement:
    Local Student

    • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with at least three (3) credits; OR
    • Recognized Creative Multimedia Certificate or equivalent; OR
    • Recognized related Technical and Vocational Certificate or equivalent with one (1) year relevant work experience or one (1) semester bridging programme. OR
    • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with at least one (1) credit. In addition to the requirements stated above for the Diploma levels, it would be beneficial for students to have a pass in Mathematics at SPM or equivalent for programmes in Animation and Visual Effects, Games Development, Media Innovation, Sound Design, Video and Film and Virtual Reality.
    • The HEP may consider student through an internal assessment process such as an interview, an assessment of a portfolio or other tests to ensure effective learning and teaching.

    International Student

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Status Programme:

Program Code:
JPT/BPP (R2/213/4/0182) 06/24, MQA A 10177

Animation & Multimedia

Study Level:

January & July Only

3 years

For further enquiries, please contact us at:​
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 3, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 – 2175 4422 / 4031 / 5408
Mobile: +6011-56938263 or +6011-59656805
Fax: +603 – 2175 4446


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50250 Kuala Lumpur

+603 - 2175 4000

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