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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) New Media Design and Technology  

The New Media Design and Technology programme provides students with a combination of broad-based knowledge in visual communication, arts, design and technology. Our programme is designed to explore student’s creativity through a combination of theory, practical and conceptual approach. Students will be exposed to the development and production of media content, knowledge and skills in media design and interactive solutions. The programme also equips students with the know-how of designing story boards, hands-on application of using multimedia authoring tools such as Adobe applications (Flash, Photoshop and Illustrator) for editing purposes, designing presentations, 2D, 3D animation, web-design, short videos and films.

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Job Opportunities

Video Producer, Network Broadcaster, 2D Animator, 3D Animator, 3D Modeler, Visual Effects Artist, Technical Director, Interactive Designer,·Multimedia Designer,· Art Director,·Motion Graphic Designer, Game Designer, Computer Graphic Imaging Designer, Design Educationist, Web Designer.

Admission Requirements

Minimum entry requirements to all programmes are Malaysian Higher School Certificate of Education and Malaysian Certificate of Education with a credit pass in Bahasa Malaysia. Applicants with previous professional / industrial experience may be accepted in lieu of some, or all, of the formal academic requirements.

As for the international students, academic qualifications which are considered to be equivalent will be placed into consideration. Applicants will be advised on the matter.

  • STPM with PNGK 2.00, MUET-band 2, interview & audition, art & design portfolio (to be reviewed during interview)

  • Matriculation with PNGK 2.00 (for applicants from matriculation programme only), diplomas with PNGK 2.00 that are recognized by the university senate (for applicants from diploma programme only) AND pass the USM interview.

For further information, please visit: USM's Admission Department 

Semester Fees

RM1620.00 per-semester (recurring fees). The duration of all programmes are 8 semester. 

For details on non-recurring fees please visit: USM's Admission Department


For further information please contact:

Dr. Julina Ismail@Kamal


New Media Design and Technology

04 653 3064

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