BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONS) IN INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DESIGN

KPT/JPS (R/213/6/0247) (A10960) 07/20
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
Taylor's Interactive Multimedia Design degree programme provides in-depth knowledge of multimedia design elements including design communication, cultural impact on consumerism, conflicts in design, latest developments and key issues in design, via modules such as Design Studies l – lll. The programme also teaches students how to design to enhance interactivity through computer simulation, gamification and immersive sound environment, via modules such as Games Design, Experiential Design and Sonic Design.

Students will also learn to develop their own style and portfolio in a specialised area of personal interest via modules such as Personal Project l and ll, and Final Project. The programme provides opportunites for students to collaborate with industry partners to design interactive products and gain valuable industry exposure via field trips, an international study trip (Activity Week) and a 14-week practicum to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Typography & Hypertextuality
  • Illustration & Visual Narrative
  • Digital Imaging & Visualization
  • Design Studies I: Communication Theory
  • MPU (U1) - Module 1*
Semester 2
  • Web Design & New Media
  • Sonic Design
  • 3D Modelling
  • Video Editing & Production
  • Design Studies II: Culture & Consumerism
  • MPU (U1) - Module 2*
Short Semester
  • 2D Animation
  • Elective I
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • Usability & Mobile Applications I
  • Games Design
  • Compositing & Special Effects
  • Design Studies III: Changes & Conflict
  • Design Research Methodology
  • MPU (U2)*
Semester 4
  • Usability & Mobile Applications II
  • Experiential Design
  • Personal Project I: New Boundaries
  • Design Research Dissertation
  • MPU (U3)*
Short Semester
  • Collaboration & Professional Association
  • Elective II
YEAR 3
Semester 5 - Industrial Training (14 weeks)
  • Reflective Practice
  • Design Methods
Semester 6
  • Personal Project II: Personal Boundaries
  • Final Project
  • Professional Studies: Exhibition & Portfolio
  • MPU (U4)*
 
ELECTIVES
  • Creative Programming for Digital Media / Mobile Apps
  • 3D Animation for Games
  • Interactive Animation
  • Advertising Principle & Practice
 
Career Options
  • 3D Model Builder
  • Animator
  • Background & Layout Artist
  • Broadcast Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Editor
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Event Designer
  • Games Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Film Director
  • Film / Video Editor
  • Production Manager / Specialist
  • Storyboard & Concept Artist
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
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