OVERVIEW

 

This Bachelor of Creative Media programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education in various aspects of creative media design.

 

In the first year of the programme, you will be exposed to a wide range of media to gain a broad understanding of creative media design. This foundation year aims to provide you with a solid knowledge base and a diverse set of skills that will serve as a strong platform for your future specialisation.

 

As you progress into the subsequent two years, you will have the opportunity to delve deeper into your specific area of discipline within creative media. Whether your passion lies in graphic design, animation, visual effects, or other media-related fields, our programme offers specialisations that cater to your interests and career aspirations.

School
Design

Intake Month

February, April and September

Study Options

Full time only

Transdiciplinary Design

Studio Practice

Overseas Transfer Options

United Kingdom (UK) and Australia

Study Programme

3-year

Industry Exposure

with our panel of industry partners

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Industry Partners

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Key Highlights of Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Creative Media

SPECIALISATIONS
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
OVERSEAS TRANSFER OPTIONS
FUTURE CAREERS
SPOTLIGHT

In our Bachelor of Design in Creative Media programme, we offer a range of specialisations to cater to your specific interests and career goals.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

The Graphic Design specialisation encompasses a dynamic process that combines implicit and explicit knowledge, as well as intuitive and reasoned thinking. It integrates art, technology, user, organisational, and practice-based knowledge and skills within both individual and team contexts. This specialisation fosters the development of these attributes in students, enhancing learning, employability, and future growth. Join us to cultivate your creativity and expertise in Graphic Design. 

 

Subjects Taught

  • Design Research Dissertation
  • Minor Project
  • Brand Corporate Identity
  • Packaging and Merchandising Design
  • Publishing Design
  • Creative Brand Strategy
  • Digital and Social Media Communication
  • Advanced Interactive Design
  • Industrial Training / Internship
  • Major Project
UI/UX

UI/UX

Discover the fascinating realm of UI and UX design, where aesthetics and user-friendliness intersect. As a student in our UI/UX design specialisation, you'll delve into disciplines such as user experience design, app design, experiential design, and game design. Through hands-on learning with industry-standard technologies, you'll develop skills in visual design, information design, user interface design, games design, usability research, and programming. Prepare to design impactful interactive solutions that deliver human-centred, intuitive, and engaging experiences. Join us on this exciting journey and unleash your creativity to shape the future of digital interactions. 

 

Subjects Taught

• Design Research Dissertation 

• Minor Project

• Application Design I

• Games Studies

• Experiential Design

• Application Design II

• Games Development

• Advanced Interactive Design

• Industrial Training / Internship

• Major Project

Digital Animation

Digital Animation

Unlock your creative potential and master the art of digital animation. Our Digital Animation specialisation equips you with the professional skills needed to thrive in today's digital media landscape. From state-of-the-art tools to 2D and 3D techniques, you'll learn how to bring captivating and innovative content to life. Alongside technical expertise, we'll nurture your storytelling and cinematic arts abilities, ensuring you become a well-rounded animator. Join us to embark on an exciting journey where imagination meets cutting-edge technology, and unleash your talent in creating visually stunning and engaging animated experiences. Refer to our digital prospectus for more information on the specialisations.

 

Subjects Taught

• Design Research Dissertation

• Minor Project

• Animation Fundamentals

• 3D Modeling

• Film Studies and Cinematography

• Sonic Design

• Advanced Animation

• Motion Graphics and Compositing

• Industrial Training / Internship 

• Major Project

Entertainment Design

Entertainment Design

Welcome to the Entertainment Design specialisation, where we dive into the exciting world of movies, games, animations, and more. Whether you're passionate about comics, illustration, or related fields, this programme is perfect for you. Through project-based learning, you'll master painting, 3D modelling, cinematography, and more. Develop industry-standard skills and unleash your creativity, either as a solo artist or as a collaborative team member. Join us to gain real-life knowledge, network with industry partners, and embark on an exhilarating journey in the entertainment industry.

 

Subjects Taught

• Design Research Dissertation

• Minor Project

• Game Art

• Anatomy and Character Sculpture

• Character Design

• Vehicle and Props Design

• Environment Design

• Digital Matte Painting

• Industrial Training / Internship

• Major Project

Immersive Design

Immersive Design

Immerse yourself in the world of Immersive Design, where audio, video, and time-based media take centre stage in virtual 3D spaces like Virtual Reality (VR) and overlay reality in Augmented Reality (AR). Our project-based learning approach equips students with professional VR Head-mounted Devices, powerful workstations, motion capture suits, and 360-degree cameras for creating immersive content. Develop industry-standard technical skills, unleash your creativity, and collaborate with other programmes to produce multidisciplinary AR or VR projects. Experience real-world learning and networking opportunities through industry partnerships. Join us and embark on a transformative journey in Immersive Design.

 

Subjects Taught

• Design Research Dissertation

• Interactive Narrative Design

• Film Studies and Cinematography

• Immersive Video Production

• Minor Project

• Motion Graphics and Compositing

• Spatial Audio Design

• Immersive Visual Effects

• Industrial Training / Internship

• Major Project

Simulation Design

Simulation Design

Simulation Design focuses on creating immersive visualisations, including motion-captured avatars, virtual YouTubers, and real-time 3D puppetry. Our program integrates accessories like Arduino microcomputers and 3D-printed props, enabling interactive experiences with human gestures and input. Combining 3D computer graphics, projections, and sensor-activated interactions, our simulations transcend the screen to transform physical spaces. Join us and unleash your creativity in Simulation Design for captivating and immersive experiences that push boundaries.

 

Subjects Taught

• Design Research Dissertation

• Human Computer Interaction (from SCE) 

• Designing with Microcontrollers

• 3D Modeling

• Minor Project

• Extended Reality Design

• Simulated Physics

• Digital Fabrication

• Industrial Training / Internship

• Major Project

Note: Refer to our digital prospectus for more information regarding to each of the specialisation offer.

Our curriculum is carefully designed to ensure that you gain a comprehensive understanding of design principles and methodologies. You will learn to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to tackle design challenges, while also honing your creativity and artistic abilities.

 

We believe in a holistic approach to design education, which is why our programme is designed to be compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework. This framework allows you to personalise your learning experience by mixing and matching study modules that align with your interests and career goals.

Primary Major

Primary Major

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

Year 1

• Typography 

• Illustration and Visual Narrative 

• Digital Photography and Imaging

• Design Research Methodology 

• Video and Sound Production 

• Interactive Design 

• Advanced Typography

• Intercultural Design 

• Design Principles 

Year 2

• Design Research Dissertation 

Specialisation Modules (Refer to specialisation options)

 

Year 3

• Extension 1 / Free Elective 1 / Minor 1

• Industry Training

• Major Project 2

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

University Core

University Core

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Emotional Intelligence in Action
  • Kursus Integriti Dan Antirasuah (Integrity And Anti-Corruption)
  • Social Innovation Project

Note:

  1. Students are requested to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A if they do not obtain a Credit for Bahasa Malaysia in SPM.
  2. All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.
Flexible Education

Flexible Education

The Flexible Education component offers students the flexibility to explore modules in a related or unrelated field, enhancing and complementing their primary major. This component allows students to broaden their knowledge and skills by selecting modules from the same or different schools within the university.

 

Flexible Education can take various forms, including free electives, extensions, minors, or even a second major. These options provide students with the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific area of interest or broaden their understanding by exploring a different field of study.

 

Click here to see a full list of all available Flexible Education Components.

 

You will need to choose one of the packages below.

 

 

Extension

 

  • Design Exploration and Practice
  • Art Direction
  • Collaborative Design Practice

 

  • Design Exploration
  • Design Portfolio
  • UX Design

 

AND

 

Free Elective Modules : You will need to select any one (1) of the Free Electives offered by Taylor's University. You can refer to the Flexible Education Guide for the complete list. The free electives modules offered are subject to availability and you will need to meet the minimum module pre and co-requisite.

 

 

 

Minor

 

You will need to select one of the Minor packages offered by Taylor's University. We have provided some suggested Minors below, and you can refer to the Flexible Education Guide for the complete list.

 

 

  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship

 

  • Mobile Technology
  • Performance and Screen Studies
  • Web Technology

 

Note

This is subject to availability and you need to meet minimum module pre/co-requisite.

 

 

 

 

Second Major

 

You will need to select any second major offered by Taylor's University. You can refer to the Flexible Education Guide for the complete list. The second majors offered are subject to availability and you will need to meet the minimum module pre and co-requisite.

 

 

 

Free Electives

 

You will need to select any seven (7) of the Free Electives offered by Taylor's University. You can refer to the Flexible Education Guide for the complete list. The free electives modules offered are subject to availability and you will need to meet the minimum module pre and co-requisite.

 

 

Notes

All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

 

Are you ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Our programme offers an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about the field of Creative Media. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of our entry requirements listed below.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Pass SPM//O-level or equivalent with 5 credits for entry with pre-university/ foundation qualification (Except for UEC). 

 

Pass SPM/O-level or equivalent with 3 credits for entry with Diploma qualification.

Pass Visual Test (Taylor’s FID, DID and FNBE are exempted from the Entrance Test)

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Entry Pathway

Entry Pathway

Taylor’s Foundation in Design (FID)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

 

Taylor’s Foundation in Natural and Built Environments (FNBE)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

 

Other Taylor's Foundation

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

 

Taylor's Diploma

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

 

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

CC

 

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs

 

A Levels

Min. CDD

 

South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 55

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 55% in 6 subjects

 

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Min. 24 points in 6 subjects

 

MUFY

50%

 

Foundation from other institutions recognised by Malaysian Government

Min. CGPA 2.00

 

Diploma from other institutions recognised by Malaysian Government

Min. CGPA 2.00

 

MOE Matriculation

Min. CGPA 2.00

 

Other Qualifications

Foundation from an institution recognised by the Malaysian Government with min. CGPA 2.00

 

Diploma from an institution recognised by the Malaysian Government with min. CGPA 2.00 

 

MoE Matriculation with min. CGPA 2.00

 

Any other qualification recognised by the

Malaysian govt.

 

Application via APEL A is allowed. For the

requirements please refer to the index page.

Notes

  1. All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university's Admissions Department.
English Requirements

English Requirements

IELTS

Pass

 

MUET

Pass

 

Pre-U / Diploma

Completed Pre-U / Diploma that was conducted in English

 

Taylor's EET

Overall Score 4.0

Taylor's IEN

Level 2 – Grade C

 

TOEFL

Pass

 

UEC English

Pass

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

We offer the option of completing your Bachelor of Design (Hons) Creative Media degree programme with one of our established partner universities in Australia.

Australia 🇦🇺

University of South Australia

University of South Australia

  • Bachelor of Design (Illustration and Animation) | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Film and Television | 1 + 2 years
Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) | 1+ 2 years
  • Bachelor of Design (Interation Design) | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (Interactive and Visual Design) | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (Majors: Creative $ Professional Writing, Drama, Entertainment, Fashion Communication, Media & Communication, Music, Screen Content Production) | 1 + 2 years
Flinders University

Flinders University

  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (Digital Media) | 1+ 2 years
Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Animation | 2 + 2 years (Feb intake only)
  • Bachelor of Games and Interactivity / Bachelor of Animation | 2 + 2 years

UNITED KINGDOM 🇬🇧

Middlesex University London

Middlesex University London

  • BA (Hons) 3D Animation and Games | 2 + 1 years | Portfolio is required
  • BA (Hons) Animation | 2 + 1 years 
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design | 2 + 1 years 
University of Dundee

University of Dundee

  • Bachelor of Design (Hons) Illustration | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Design (Hons) Graphic Design | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Design (Hons) Animation | 1 + 2 years
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Digital Interaction Design | 1 + 2 years
  • MSc Design for Business | 3 + 1 years
  • MSc Design for Healthcare | 3 + 1 years
  • MSc Product Design | 3 + 1 years
  • MFA Art & Humanities | 3 + 1 years
  • MFA Art , Science & Visual Thinking | 3 + 1 years
  • MSc Animation & VFX | 3 + 1 years
  • MDes by Research | 3 + 1 years
  • MFA by Research | 3 + 1 years
  • MSc Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design | 3 + 1 years

When you've successfully completed this Bachelor of Design in Creative Media programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • 2D or 3D Animator
  • 3D Modeler
  • 3D Visualiser
  • AR Developer
  • Art Director
  • App Developer
  • Brand Strategist
  • Creative Director
  • Concept Artist
  • Printmaker
  • Illustrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Film and Video Editor
  • VFX Designer
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Interactive Installation Designer
  • Web Designer
  • UI/UX Designer
  • VR Developer
  • Game Designer
  • Game Artist
  • Production Designer

Bachelor of Design (Honours) In Creative Media

I am Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 112,694
International Student
USD 29,503

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