Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons.) Visual Effects

(R/213/6/0157) 06/19 (A10482)

Be part of movie-making magic! Our three-year Visual Effects programme (part of the Animation and Visual Effects Department) was designed and developed in collaboration with Base FX. Base Fx is a three-time Emmy Award winning visual effects and animation company with production studios in Beijing, Wuxi, Xiamen (China), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), and an office in Los Angeles. Our Visual Effects programme is an industry-driven dedicated degree created alongside industry leaders, to equip students with cutting edge technical skills in all areas of Visual Effects pre-production, production and post-production.

Additionally, this degree programme runs with the assistance of Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro), a Malaysian and ASEAN digital-first media and lifestyle company in the Digital, TV, Radio and eCommerce space. Students benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, including a VFX Post-Production Lab (FX LAB), and support from Astro, industry leaders, as well as alumni mentors throughout their studies.


  • Pass Foundation / Matriculation in related field from a recognised institution. Candidates from non-related field may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process; OR
  • Pass STPM / A level or its equivalent with 3 Principals inclusive of one Information and Communications Technology (ICT) subject; OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English; OR
  • Pass Diploma in the related or relevant field from a recognised institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
  • English Entry Requirement for International Students: All programmes offered by Faculty of Creative Multimedia and Faculty of Cinematic Arts require a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or its equivalent.


Visual Effects Design 1
Visual Effects Design 2
3D Modelling for Animation
3D Surfacing
Film Studies
Basic Compositing
Visual Storytelling
Media Culture
Sound Design 1
Media Aesthetics
Hubungan Etnik
Pengajian Malaysia 3
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

Visual Effects Design 3
Visual Effects Design 4
Animation & Setup for AFX
Advanced Compositing
Production for Visual Effects
Look Development for AFX
Effects Simulation
Semiotic Studies
Sound Design 1
Media Anthropology
Internship Programme

Visual Effects Design Project 1
Visual Effects Design Project 2
Design Research
Animation Entreprenuership
Sound Design 2
Media Law
Introduction To Multicultural Studies In Malaysia
Workplace Communication
Bahasa Kebangsaan A (local)
Foreign Languages (Local /International)

Corporate Identity
Diagram Design
Motion Capture
Digital Audio and Video
Project Management


  • Movie Director
  • Visual Effects Supervisor
  • Technical Director
  • Cinematographer
  • Compositor
  • Look Development Artist
  • Digital / Matte Painter
  • 3D Modeller
  • 3D Graphics Specialist


Ng Lynn-Sze

Programme Coordinator

Muhammad Firdaus Hashim

Assistant Programme Coordinator

Muhammad Ayman Jamaludin


Mohd. Azizul Hakim Md. Hussin


Nadia Mahmud


Yusran Mazalan


Nekhat Sultana Tarique Azam

Assistant Lecturer

Anuar Hassan

Assistant Lecturer

Kok Siew Wai