Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Film Production
JPT/BPP(U)(R/213/6/0264/FA6233)09/25

School of Arts

About The Programme

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.

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

 

Intakes

March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

  • Audio-visual producer
  • Film producer
  • Film director
  • Cinematographer
  • Film editor
  • Scriptwriter

 

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Filmmaking
  • Film Studies
  • Editing Techniques I
  • Scriptwriting
  • World Cinema
  • Filmmaking: Documentary
  • Producing for Film
  • Directing for Film

  • Asian Cinema
  • Screen Acting
  • Editing Techniques II
  • Filmmaking: Short Film
  • Media Writing
  • Principles of Media Practice
  • Visual Culture
  • Media & Cultural Studies
  • Collaborative Projects

  • Research Project
  • Digital Cinematography
  • Creative Project
  • Arts & Society in Malaysia
  • Creative Industries & Entrepreneurship
  • Internship

  • Topic Studies 1
  • Topic Studies 2


for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)


for International Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

STPM
Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)

*A-Level
Minimum 8 points
*Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2-3 subjects

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

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)

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

 

Specific Requirement

The International Preparatory Programme (IPP) is an intensive six-month preparatory programme. International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take Sunway University’s certain degree programmes (for eg programmes in partnership with Lancaster University), they will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP) to be eligible to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution.

Students are required to pass all the subjects with C and above to qualify for this.

 

English Language Requirements

IELTS or equivalent      6.0

Note: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

 

 

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