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Diploma In Interactive and
Digital Media Course

KPT/JPS (R/213/4/0276) 12/25

Course Duration

Full time
3 Years


Feb / May / Sept

Course Fees

RM 19,000 (Malaysian).
RM 23,000 (International).


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The programme expands students’ creative potential through the combination of theoretical and practical work in many aspects of new media. Students will be taught the conceptual development and production of media content which will equip them with the skills, knowledge, and mindset required to provide quality graphic designs and interactive solutions. The programme also helps students to acquire the skills necessary to communicate ideas and stories over different media. Graduates of the programme will be qualified to excel in entry-level positions in the digital media industry.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 SPM / SPMV Pass SPM / SPVM with at least Credit in any 3 Subjects; OR
2 IGCSE / O-LEVEL Pass IGCSE / O-LEVEL with a minimum of Grade C in any 3 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
3 SKM Level 3 / SVM Pass SKM LEVEL 3 / Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) in a related field and required to attend a bridging programme; OR
4 STPM Pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with at least Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject; OR
5 STAM Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Grade Maqbul; OR
6 UEC Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in any 3 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
7 Certificate Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in relevant field with at least CGPA of 2.00; OR
8 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government


No Additional Requirement
1 Interview Pass an interview (online / virtual / conventional); OR
2 Portfolio Submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by the HEP as required. Example of the portfolio :
  • Poster design
  • Short video / short film
  • 2D Animation
  • Motion Graphic
  • 3D character design
  • 3D animation
  • Game (2D / 3D)
  • Any relevant portfolios

English Language Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 SPM / SPMV Minimum Pass; OR
2 IGCSE Minimum Pass; OR
3 MUET Minimum band 2 (5 years validity); OR
4 IELTS Minimum band 4.0 (2 years validity); OR
5 TOEFL Minimum score of 397 (2 years validity); OR
6 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Course Outline

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • History of Arts
  • Introduction to Arts and Design
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Cognitive Process and Problem Solving
Semester 2

  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Cyberpreneurship
  • Visual Studies
  • Audio Design
  • 2D and 3D Animation
Semester 3

  • Introduction to Creative Thinking
  • Pengajian Malaysia II
  • Issues in the Malaysian Economy

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Database Management Systems
  • Digital Media Technologies
  • 3D Graphics and Animation
  • Digital Video
Semester 2

  • Web Application Development
  • Digital Compositing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Design and Pre-Print Workflow
  • Elective 1*
Semester 3

  • Effective Communication – Workplace and Persuasive Presentation
  • Fundamentals for Creative Professionals
  • Co-curriculum*

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Animation and Visual Effects Automation
  • 3D Animation Production
  • Final Year Project
  • Elective 2*
Semester 2

  • Practical Training

Elective & Co-curriculum

Elective Subjects* (Choose 2)

  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Basic Concepts of Marketing
  • Game Programming 1
  • Game Programming 2

Co-curriculum* (Choose 1)

  • Martial Arts and Self Defense
  • Community Service

Education Pathway

Upon completing this course, students can proceed to pursue further study in the following courses:

Career Prospects

  • Audio-Visual Editor
  • Digital Media Designer
  • Technology Specialist
  • Concept Artist
  • 3D Modeller
  • 2D and 3D Animator
  • Visual Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Interactive Experience
  • Designer / Developer
  • Animation Producers
  • Game and Web Application Developer

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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