Course Details

BA (Hons) Animation

Asia Pacific University




  • Description

    This programme aims to produce qualified graduates that equipped with solid animation & design fundamentals, strong technical skills, critical & analytical thinking skills and good communication skills. We provide the facilities and infrastructure to support the growth of the creative industry locally and globally.

    Field of Study

    Design, Advertising, & Animation

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM86,400 (USD 21,610)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    March, April, October, November

Entry Requirements


    STPM  A Pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects.

  • A-Level


    2 Passes in A-Level in any 2 subjects, and a Pass in English at SPM/O-Level/IGCSE or its equivalent.

  • UEC

    5 Grade B’s in UEC.

  • Matric/Foundation

    Successful completion of the APU Foundation/ Matriculation with CGPA 2.0 and above.

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree


    A Diploma in Animation or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal interview or submitting a relevant portfolio.

    Any other Diploma in creative programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.



    Note: All applicants will be individually assessed via a portfolio, interview including drawing

  • English Requirements

    IELTS : 5.0

    TOEFL PBT : 410-417

    TOEFL IBT : 35-45

    Pearson (PTE) : 36

    MUET : Band 3

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Animation Principles

    Illustration for Concept Art

    3D Pipeline

    Creative Project

    Ethnic Relations (Local) / Malaysian Studies 3 (International)

    Digital 2D Animation

    Digital 3D Animation

    Sculpture for Animation

    Motion Graphics

    Co-Curriculum 2

  • Year 2

    Film Shorts & Stings: Proposal

    Character Creation

    Facial Animation & Lip-synching

    From Script to Screen or DM016-4-2 Digital Film Production

    Islamic Civilisation & Asian Civilisation (Local) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)

    Film Shorts & Stings: Production

    Character Animation

    Visual Culture

    Effects & Simulation or Rigging for Animation

    Malaysian Development

    Industrial Training 1

  • Year 3

    Industrial Training 2

    Animation Project: Proposal

    Team Animation Project: Proposal

    Research Project Report

    Sound Design or DM003-4-3 Animation Techniques for Games

    Exhibition Design

    Animation Project: Production

    Team Animation Project: Production

    Design Futures

    Employability Skills

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM86,400 (USD 21,610)

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