BSc in Multimedia Technology with a specialism in VR/AR

Course overview

Statistics
Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes March, July, September, November
Tuition (Local students) $ 21,205
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 23,280

About

APU's BSc (Hons) In Multimedia Technology with a Specialism in VR/AR degree is designed to give you an advantage in the latest technologies associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

APU's plan is meant to accommodate to a wide range of technologies, including VR, AR, Mixed Reality (MR), and Extended Reality (XR). In 2020, APU developed Malaysia's first XR (Meta) Studio among universities in partnership with our business partner, Ministry XR. The APU XR Studio is a first-of-its-kind facility that houses technologies for developing Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) applications. The studio, created in collaboration with Ministry XR Malaysia, includes a Volumetric Video Capture Station, an EDEX Station, and Mixed Reality Smart Glasses such as Microsoft HoloLens, Oculus Quest, and HTC Vive.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

$ 21,205
Local students
$ 23,280
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

Application

$ 31
Local students
$ 149
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 510
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

DIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 1 OF THE DEGREE:
STPM

• 2 Passes in STPM with minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject with a Pass in Mathematics at SPM.
• Pass an interview or a portfolio review.

*Strong Mathematics would be an added advantage.

A-LEVEL
Overseas qualification that are equivalent to 12th Grade/A Level/HSC are accepted.

• 2 Passes in A-Level and with a Pass in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/IGCSE or equivalent.
• Pass an interview or a portfolio review.

*Strong Mathematics would be an added advantage.

UEC

• 5 Grade B Passes in UEC in any subjects including a Pass in Mathematics.
• Pass an interview or a portfolio review.

*Strong Mathematics would be an added advantage.

FOUNDATION/
MATRICULATION  

• A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.0 with a Pass in Mathematics at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or its equivalent.
• Pass an interview or a portfolio review.

DIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 2 OF THE DEGREE:
ICT RELATED DIPLOMAS

• Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and a Pass in Mathematics at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or its equivalent.
• Pass an interview or a portfolio review.
 

Any qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). The qualification and entry requirements for the programmes will be determined based on the "Comparison List of Equivalency of International Qualifications with SPM (O-Levels equivalent) and STPM (A-Levels equivalent)" published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

 

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

• IELTS : 5.5
• TOEFL IBT : 46
• Pearson (PTE) : 51
• MUET : Band 4


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Curriculum

DEGREE YEAR 1

  • System Analysis & Design
  • Programming with Python
  • Mathematical Concepts for Computing
  • Fundamental of Entrepreneurship
  • SPECIALISED MODULES
  • Introduction to VRAR and Metaverse
  • Web Design and Development
  • Audio Visual Technology
  • Introduction to Graphics & Basic 3D Applications
  • Digital Image Production
  • ELECTIVE MODULES (CHOOSE 2)
  • Intercultural Awareness and Cultural Diversity OR Digital Thinking and Innovation
  • Introduction to Object-oriented Programming OR Introduction to Visual Programming

DEGREE YEAR 2

 

  • Programming for Data Analysis
  • Innovation Process
  • Research Methods for Computing and Technology
  • SPECIALISED MODULES
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Interactive Content Development
  • Basic 3D Computer Character Modelling
  • Digital Audio and Video
  • VRAR Design Principles
  • Advanced Virtual Reality Technology
  • Intellectual Property, Ethics & Legal Issues
  • Simulation, Visualisation and Virtual Reality
  • ELECTIVE MODULES (CHOOSE 1)
  • Web Applications
  • Human Computer Interaction

INTERNSHIP (16 weeks)

DEGREE YEAR 3

 

  • Venture Building
  • Project Management
  • SPECIALISED MODULES
  • Stereoscopic Vision System
  • HCI and Usability
  • Advanced 3D Character Modelling and Animation
  • Multimedia Scripting
  • VRAR Design Project
  • User Experience
  • Investigations in Multimedia Technology
  • Multimedia Technology Project
  • ELECTIVE MODULES (CHOOSE 1)
  • Mobile and Web Multimedia
  • Multimedia Techniques For Animation, Games & Film Effects

MQA COMPULSORY SUBJECTS*

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation (M’sian Students)
  • Malay Communication Language (Int’l Students)
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Workplace Professional Skills
  • Integrity and Anti-corruption
  • Co-Curriculum

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