Diploma in 3D Animation & Motion Capture

N/213/4/0262 07/20 (PA5804)

Overview
Our Diploma in 3D Animation & Motion Capture is catered to deliver proficient 3D animators to the industry. Students will be exposed to the real-life 3D Animation Production Line i.e. Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production processes, trained by local and international specialists. This course will teach you with conceptual drawing, 2D animation, scripting, Sound design, 3D modelling, motion capture and visual effects. The course covers cartoon movie making idea from conceptualization to project prototyping to production.
 
The diploma provides pathways to:
Employment:
  • Animation Industry is looking for entry level and qualified Cartoon animators. Hence, good career prospect and opportunities to join the workforce after the completion of the diploma programme. 
Advanced Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma in Creative Media Design (Visual Effects)
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 Years 6 Months
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
Common Courses
  • Basic 2D 3D Design
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Colour Theory
  • Academic English 1
  • Digital Character Conceptual Drawings
  • Academic English 2
  • Digital Audio & Video
Diploma Courses
  • Digital Media Design & Technical Production
  • Introduction to Maya Programming & Scripting
  • Introduction to Motion Capture
  • History of Animation & Visual Effects
  • Computer Graphics & Digital Media 1
YEAR 2
  • Computer Graphic & Digital Media 2
  • Visual Effects
  • Motion Capture Animation
  • 2D Computer Graphics & Animation Introduction to Unity in Game Design
  • Sound Design
  • Animation Motion
  • Introduction to 3D Computer Modelling  & Animation
  • Introduction to Unreal in Game Design
  • 3D Computer Modelling & Animation
  • Integrative Creative Media Project
  • Marketing and Management for Designers
  • Personal Development & Leadership Skills
  • Professional Practice and Management
  • Practical Training
MPU SUBJECT
Local
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics & Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics & Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 15 Jan
  • 9 Apr
  • 18 Jun
  • 27 Aug
  • 22 Oct
ESTIMATED FEES
MALAYSIAN STUDENT
  • RM48,075
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
  • RM54,325
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM 
3 Credits 
  • GCE ‘O’ Levels
3 Credits
  • UEC
3 Credits (Min B6)
  • Certificate in related field
Recognised Certificate from the government
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM)
Pass Level 3 (Art & Design) and Pass SPM with at least 1 Credit in any subject
AND Other Requirement :
Pass interview and art test which will be conducted by KDU Penang University College
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT
Local StudentsPass English at SPM level or equivalent
 
If English language is not fulfilled, students are required to take an additional module.
International Students
  • IELTS Band 4; or
  • TOEFL PBT (397) / IBT (30); or
  • Cambridge English CAE (160); or
  • Cambridge English CPE (180); or
  • PTE Academic 30; or
  • MUET Band 2