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Bachelor of design ( hons ) in creative media

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN 30th NOV
MAR 30thJAN
AUG 30th JUNE
  Tution Fees N/A

This degree programme exposes students to a variety of media in the first year to provide breadth in design knowledge, while the subsequent two years of specialisation endeavours to provide depth in their specific area of discipline. 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students will study the fundamental processes of design theory and practice through problem- and studio-based learning. In experiencing the design thinking process, students will be able to analyse, evaluate, and put forward design solutions that are innovative and creative. The modules prescribed will provide the student with the necessary skills sets to conceptualise and create aesthetically sound outputs that are creative, functional, entertaining, engaging and communicable.

This degree programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

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

  • Advanced Typography
  • Design Principles
  • Design Research Methodology
  • Digital Photography and Imaging
  • Illustration and Visual Narrative
  • Interactive Design
  • Intercultural Design
  • Information Design
  • Typography
  • Video and Sound Production

 

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

  • Advanced Typography
  • Design Principles
  • Design Research Methodology
  • Digital Photography and Imaging
  • Illustration and Visual Narrative
  • Interactive Design
  • Intercultural Design
  • Information Design
  • Typography
  • Video and Sound Production

 

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.

 

  • Community Service Initiative
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

 

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

 

Extension

Design Exploration and Practice

  • Art Direction
  • Collaborative Design Practice
  • Design Exploration
  • Design Portfolio
  • UX Design


AND

  • Free Elective Modules

 

MINOR

Recommended Packages:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mobile Technology
  • Performance and Screen Studies
  • Web Technology

 

SECOND MAJOR

Choose any Second Major package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Second Major packages.

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Choose any SEVEN (7) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

PREREQUISITES

  • SPM / O-Level with Pre-U or Foundation

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 5 credits with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History in SPM for entry with pre-university or foundation qualification.

  • SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History in SPM for entry with Diploma qualification.

  • Portfolio Assessment & Visual Aptitude Test

Pass portfolio assessment (physical interview) and Visual Aptitude Test (VAT).

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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)

CCC with min. CGPA 2.00 including Pengajian Am

  • 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

55%

  • Foundation from other institutions recognised by Malaysian Government

Min. CGPA 2.00

  • Diploma from other institutions recognised by Malaysian Government

Min. CGPA 2.33

  • MoHE Matriculation

Min. CGPA 2.33

  • Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

 

CAREER PROSPCETS

When you’ve successfully completed this degree 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

 

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