Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) in 3D Animation

Be a 3D Animator

Intake starts in March, July, October


Full-time, 3 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, July, October
Available to International and Domestic students.
(N/0211/6/0009) 06/28 (MQA/PA 16514) 04/28


Is 3D Animation for You?

The Bachelor of Multimedia in 3D Animation programme offers future students an exciting pathway to excel in the world of animation and digital media. With a strong focus on creating three-dimensional animations and interactive multimedia experiences, this programme blends artistic creativity with advanced technology. Throughout your studies, you'll master the techniques of 3D animation using industry-standard tools, while also exploring emerging areas like augmented and virtual reality. Hands-on projects and collaborative learning will be at the heart of your education, giving you the chance to build a portfolio that showcases your skills. As a graduate, you'll be well-prepared for diverse career opportunities in animation studios, game development, film production, and beyond. This programme not only equips you with technical expertise but also nurtures your creative vision for a successful future in the dynamic realm of 3D animation.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates of the Bachelor of Multimedia in 3D Animation programme can expect a range of promising career prospects as the demand for skilled animators and multimedia creators grows. Here's an overview of potential career paths:

  • 3D Animator
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Game Animator & Character Designer
  • Virtual Reality Animator & Motion Graphics Designer
  • Architectural Visualization Specialist
  • Storyboard Artist & 3D Modeler
  • Art Director & Content Creator for Social Media
  • Advertising Animator & Multimedia Producer
  • Special Effects Artist & Short Film Animator
  • Augmented Reality Animator
  • Storyboard Supervisor & Visualization Specialist

Career Organisation

Here are the key sectors where graduates with a Bachelor's in 3D Animation might work in the future:

  • Animation Studios
  • Game Development & Startups
  • Advertising & Film and TV
  • Digital Media & Interactive Art
  • Architectural Visualization
  • VR/AR & Visual Effects (VFX)
  • Web Design
  • Medical Visualization
  • Entertainment & Fashion
  • Mobile Apps & social media
  • Visualizing Complex Concepts: Research


Course Structure

Course Description

The Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) in 3D Animation is a 3-year programme for those who love 3D animation. It helps students become skilled in using computer software for making 3D models and animations. Students learn about lighting, textures, and other essential parts of 3D animation. They also learn about creativity and how to work well in a team. This course teaches both the technical and artistic sides of animation. Students are graded based on assignments (30%), projects and presentations (30%), and a final project portfolio (40%).

Course Training and Practical

The following are the comprehensive training and practical methods that we intend to incorporate into the Bachelor of Multimedia in 3D Animation programme to enhance students' learning experience and prepare them for the industry:

• Hands-On Workshops
• Guest Lectures
• Collaborative Projects
• Industry Simulations
• Portfolio Development
• Animation Jams
• Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences
• Field Trips
• Industry Challenges
• Showcase Events

Year 1

  • History of Design
  • Fundamentals of Digital Arts
  • Creative Studies
  • Basic Drawing
  • Design Fundamental
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Digital Illustration
  • Digital Drawing
  • Story and Script
  • Design Visual Communication
  • 3D Modelling
  • 3D Rigging

Year 2

  • Multimedia and Motion Graphic
  • Storyboard
  • 3D Character Animation 1
  • Asset Development
  • 3D Animation Principles
  • Film Studies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Academic Writing
  • Project Management
  • Marketing & Advertising Strategy
  • 3D Character Animation 2
  • 3D Character Modelling
  • Content Development & Entrepreneurship
  • Animation Production Pipeline

Year 3

  • Digital Rendering and 3D Compositing
  • Character Animation 3
  • Animation Portfolio
  • Project 1 (Proposal)
  • Animation Techniques
  • Project 2 (Final Project)
  • Industrial Training

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Students are taught by:

  • Experienced Animators
  • Academic Experts
  • VR/AR Specialists
  • Film Studies Scholars
  • Multimedia Entrepreneurs

With the following teaching and learning methods:

  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Studio Sessions
  • Guest Lectures
  • Critique Sessions
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Internships
  • Exhibitions and Showcases
  • Field Trips
  • Blended Learning
  • Independent Projects
  • Industry Challenges and Competitions


On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state of the art facilities.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Off campus learning can include, but are not limited by the following:

• Industry Internships
• Field Trips
• Networking Events
• Industry Collaboration
• Industry Mentorship

Solve World Challenges

Graduates holding a Bachelor of Multimedia in 3D Animation can play a crucial role in addressing world challenges during this era of rapid creativity. Their skills allow them to create impactful animations that educate and raise awareness about important global issues, from climate change to social justice. Through virtual reality experiences, they can simulate solutions and train professionals for disaster response. They can advocate for social change and human rights by crafting emotionally resonant animations. These graduates can simplify complex scientific concepts, preserve cultural heritage, and promote health and wellness through animations. By leveraging their storytelling abilities, they can entertain while conveying meaningful messages, and their collaborations can span borders to foster innovative solutions. Their animation expertise equips them to contribute meaningfully to a wide range of world challenges.

Entry Requirement




A pass in A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any 2 subjects.


A pass in STPM with at least Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects




A pass in STAM with at least grade Jayyid


Matriculation or Foundation with at least CGPA of 2.00

Diploma Level

A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) with at least CGPA of 2.00

Advanced Diploma
Diploma Level

An Advanced Diploma (Level 5, MQF) with at least CGPA of 2.00

Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia
Diploma Level

A Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) subjected to University's approval.

Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia
Diploma Level

A Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM) subjected to University's approval.


Other relevant equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University

For International Students Only

Achieve a minimum score of Band 3 in MUET or equivalent to CEFR Low B2.




Pass an interview (online/virtual /conventional) OR submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by the University as required.

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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