BA (Hons) Digital Film Production
JPT/BPP(U) (N/213/6/0264/PA 6233) 09/20

 

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.

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.

 

Intakes

March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

  • Audio-Visual Producer
  • Transmedia Designer
  • Filmmaker
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Film Director
  • Production Designer
  • Video Producer 
  • Screenwriter
  • Mobile Content Designer
  • Cinematographer
  • Sound Designer
  • Post Production Producer
  • Editor 
  • Art Director
  • Digital Project Coordination Specialist

 

Dual Degree Awarded by

Lancaster University

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

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)


for International Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • 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% 

 

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 your choice.

Music Performance
All candidates must undertake an audition, either LIVE or by video conference. Candidates should prepare three short pieces to be sung or performed on any instrument of their choice. 

Design Communication and Interior Architecture
Pass a portfolio review and interview conducted by the University.

Why is a Portfolio necessary?
A Portfolio provides some indication of your ability in design and allows us to assess your creative potential.

What should a Portfolio Contain?
A portfolio should contain three examples of drawings in any media.

Design Communication
MQA Programme Standards require local students to possess a MUET qualification in order to register for the Design Communication programme. Students who have attained the IELTS or TOEFL qualifications may apply to be exempted from this requirement.

 

English Requirements

TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
IELTS 6.0
PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

 

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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