This programme develops your expertise in different multimedia technologies and tools. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to develop and use the tools that fulfill the professional requirements in today’s web-based world. The programme is designed to include the theories and practices that are appropriate at identified levels. Tracing the development of art through different ages, the programme also encompasses analytical skills and logical ability. The art of programming and the ability to develop systems based on requirement specifications are an integral part of the programme.
Candidates seeking direct admission to the programme mentioned should possess a General Education Diploma (Equivalent to 12 years of schooling or equivalent qualification) in the science stream and General Foundation Programme (GFP) Certificate.
Students who do not possess a GFP certificate or an equivalent certificate may take MEC placement test. The placement test determines proficiency levels in English, Pure Math and Computing component.
English Language in the GFP can be exempted on producing IELTS (International English Language Testing System) certificate with a score of 5.5 and above, a TOEFL equivalent or an equivalent international certification
Computing component of the GFP can be exempted if the candidate has successfully completed the ICDL or IC3 or any equivalent international diploma in IT skills.
A score of 60% and above in MEC placement test in each of the component would enable the student for exemption from General Foundation programme.
The demand for trained professionals with skills and knowledge in the key concepts of interactive multimedia, as well as planning and development of a multimedia product by using components like graphics, audio, video, text and animation, is gradually increasing. As a graduate of this programme, you will have opportunities in organizations dealing with animation, strategy development, game-building and so on in the media, IT, and government and private sector organisations.