Course Details

BA (Hons) Digital Film Production

Sunway University




  • Description

    The BA (Hons) Digital Film Production explores the creative and professional aspects of film production including short film and documentary, scriptwriting, sound design, acting, transmedia content creation, post-production, entrepreneurship and internship with the widest and most value-added applications.

    The programme aims to produce versatile creative producers who are skilled in audio-visual production and transmedia application across multiple screens to enhance capability and competency in Malaysia’s growing creative economy. The expertise acquired in this programme will be relevant to a diverse range of conventional and new career options within and beyond the current media landscape that has been revolutionised by digital technology.

    With our innovative Hands-on Approach to teaching, you will find yourselves completely immersed in your course of study, surrounded by award-winning faculty and working with up-to-date equipment and facilities. You will also be trained to foster critical thinking and communication skills in order to fulfil your full academic potential. Upon completion of the programme, you would have amassed an impressive portfolio of work, the best of which will be screened at our end-of-year Public Graduation Showcase.

    This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.

    Field of Study

    Audio-Visual & Media Production

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 74,880 (USD17,829)

    MQA No.

    PA 6233

    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    March; August

Entry Requirements

  • A-Level

    Minimum 8 points

  • UEC

    Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

  • Matric/Foundation

    Australian Matriculation ATAR 55
    Canadian Matriculation 55%
    Monash University Foundation Year 55%
    Sunway Foundation in Arts CGPA 2.0
    Sunway Foundation in Science Technology CGPA 2.0


    Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)

  • Others
    IInternational Baccalaureate Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)

    Specific Requirements
    Contemporary Music (Audio Technology)
    All candidates must undertake a live audition. To prepare three 1.5-minute pieces to be sung or performed on any instrument of their choice. Please contact [email protected] for more details.
  • Diploma

    Sunway Diploma in Related Field* CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0

    *Sunway Diploma holders may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

  • English Requirements
    IELTS or equivalent 6.0

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Introduction to Filmmaking

    Film Studies

    Editing Techniques I


    World Cinema

    Filmmaking: Documentary

    Producing for Film

    Directing for Film

  • Year 2

    Asian Cinema

    Screen Acting

    Editing Techniques II

    Filmmaking: Short Film

    Media Writing

    Principles of Media Practice

    Visual Culture

    Media & Cultural Studies

    Collaborative Projects

  • Year 3

    Research Project

    Digital Cinematography

    Creative Project

    Arts & Society in Malaysia

    Creative Industries & Entrepreneurship


    Electives (choose 1 in Year 3)

    Topic Studies 1

    Topic Studies 2

  • Others

    Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies Subjects - for Local Student

    Islamic and Asian Civilisations

    Ethnic Relations

    Community Service

    Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

    Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies Subjects  - for International Student

    Malay Language for Communication 2

    Malaysian Studies 3

    Community Service

international affiliation

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 74,880 (USD17,829)

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