Course Details

Award: Diploma in Digital Media Design (DMD) (N/213/4/0365) (10.06.2020-09.06.2025)
MQA Approval PA13716
Duration 2.5 years (total up 7 semesters, incl. Industrial Practice)
Intakes March, May & Sept
Total Course Fees RM 37,000 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction English
Department DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN

Course Introduction

Diploma in Digital Media Design introducing aspiration to 2D and 3D animation, game design, interface design, user experience design (UX) and video production. The students will build a broad foundation in digital media skills and concepts, including idea generation, storyboarding, visual narrative, digital video, motion graphics, web and interactive design, and graduate with industry-based design practice experience. This course is the perfect stepping stone for an exciting career in digital media production.

Programme Modules *

YEAR 1

Students will be introduced to the key aspects of the histories and theories of design, technical skills, design thinking and practice in the field of digital media design. Students’ work will be supported by weekly technical demonstration sessions to enhance their digital skills. They will also be engaged in other practical workshops.

CORE MODULES
Contextual Studies
  • History of Art & Design
  • Colour Studies
  • 2 & 3 Dimensional Designs
  • Drawing
Digital Media Design Fundamental
  • Introduction of Multimedia
  • Typography
Technical Skills
  • Computer Graphic 1
  • Computer Graphic 2
  • Digital Photography


YEAR 2

Students will begin to think more professionally about digital media context. They will have opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge gained in the first year to explore and do research on design principles and theories. They will be required to get involved in working practices in audio visual techniques and media production.

CORE MODULES
Contextual Studies
  • Introduction to UX Design
  • Introduction to Game Design
Media Technology
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Digital Video Production
  • 3D Game Design
Digital Design Exploration
  • Digital Illustration
  • 3D Visualization
  • Motion Graphic
  • 3D Animation
  • Web Design


YEAR 3

Students will sharpen their creativity by focusing on their professional interests to identify dynamic design solutions to create a distinctive and industry-ready portfolio.

CORE MODULES
Professional Development
  • Industrial Practice
  • Entrepreneurship of Digital Design
Personal Portfolio Development
  • Digital Media Design Final Project

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • UEC with 3 Credits
  • SPM with 3 Credits
  • Other equivalent qualifications

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

From creative jobs in the entertainment and advertising industries to roles in science and technology that specialized in visual communication, there are plenty of digital media design careers available to the skilled graduates.

The course produces graduates who are flexible and responsive. More importantly, they are industry – ready to work as:

  • Creative Director
  • Advertising Art Director
  • Video Game Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • UX Designer
  • 2D & 3D Animator
  • 3D Visualiser
  • Design Educator
  • Web Designer
  • Digital Illustrator

FIND YOUR COURSE

address

Blok B&C, Lot 5, Seksyen 10, Jalan Bukit,
43000 Kajang, Selangor.

phone

+(60)3-87392770

email

neuc@newera.edu.my

OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm

(Off on Sunday and public holidays)