Course Details

Bachelor of Engineering in Digital Media Technology (Honours)

Xiamen University




  • Description

    The DMT programme at Xiamen University is offered through the Software School, one of the 35 national exemplary software engineering schools approved by China’s Ministry of Education. The Software School has established joint research and development collaborations with a number of overseas IT enterprises such as MICROSOFT, IBM, BEA, ORACLE, SYBASE, SUN and DELL. The programme focuses on the provision of a strong background in fundamental computing knowledge along with a dose of computer animation, game design and interactive design. We provide advanced and specialised courses such as audio-visual language, augmented reality technology and design, information visualization, big data analytics, etc

    Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus equips graduates with a solid specialty background that enables them to adapt to the ever-changing digital media technology and operating environment through the analysis, evaluation, design, development, implementation and management of computer animation, computer games, and human-computer interaction software.

    Field of Study

    Computing & IT

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 26,000 (USD 6,190) per year; Estimated Total Cost - RM 104,000 (USD 24,761)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Foreign Degree (Malaysian Branch Campus)

  • Intake (Month)
    February, April, September

Entry Requirements


    Minimum Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in 2 subjects, and pass in SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematics

  • A-Level

    Minimum passes in 2 subjects, and pass in SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematic

  • UEC

    At least Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics

  • Matriculation/ Foundation       

    At least CGPA 2.0

  • Other

    STAM - at least Grade Jayyid, and pass in SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematics
    SAM- a TER 70 and Grade B in 2 relevant subjects including Mathematics
    CPU - An average of 70% and pass 6 subjects including Mathematics

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    Pass in Diploma in Computer Science/Information Systems/Information Technology/Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA2.5*
    *Minimum CGPA of 2.5, and credit in Mathematics in SPM

    *Note: Applicant with CGPA of less than 2.5 but more than 2.0 may be ;accepted subject to a stringent internal evaluation process.

  • English Requirements

    All incoming foreign students are required to sit for the English Placement test (if they do not meet the minimum TOEFL or IELTS band score).

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure

    Computing Mathematics

    Computing Mathematics

    Computer Fundamentals

    C and C++ Programming

    Principles of Information Systems

    Data Structure

    Principles of Artificial Intelligence

    Introduction of Software Engineering

    Computer Architecture

    Operating Systems


    Fundamentals of Network Technology

    Software Architecture and Design Patterns

    Computer Graphics

    Introduction to Game Design

    Fundamentals of Computer Animation

    3D Modeling

    Algorithm Analysis and Design

    Human Computer Interaction

    Audio-visual Language

    Non-linear Editting

    Game Development

    XML Design Technology

    Virtual Reality

    Software Project Management

    3D Animation

    Digital Synthesis Technology

    Online Game Development

    Embedded Game Design and Development

    Digital Audio Technology

    Mobile Application System Design

    Information Visualization

    Advanced Computer Graphics

    Augmented Reality Technology and Design

    Big Data Analytics

    Game Engine Design

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 26,000 (USD 6,190) per year

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