BA (Hons) Digital Film Production

Course overview

Statistics
Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes April, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 23,203
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 24,458

About

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, graduates will also be awarded a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

$ 23,203
Local students
$ 24,458
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

Application

$ 31
Local students
$ 147
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 507
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

STPM

Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)

*A-Level

Minimum 8 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)


Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points

B = 8 points

C = 6 points

D = 4 points

E = 2 points

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

APEL.A

An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-6) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

 

Specific Requirement for Certain International Students

International students from certain countries that want to take some Sunway University degree programmes (for example programmes in partnership with Lancaster University) will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP). This is a requirement to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree awarded by Sunway’s partner institution. Students are required to pass all the subjects with grade C or above to progress to the degree. 

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.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Introduction to Filmmaking
  • Film Studies
  • Directing for Film
  • Introduction to Digital Cinematography
  • Filmmaking: Short Film
  • Scriptwriting
  • Editing Techniques
  • English for the Arts
  • Producing for Film

Year 2

  • Filmmaking: Documentary
  • World Cinema
  • Media & Cultural Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Filmmaking: Genre Film
  • Visual Culture
  • Principles of Media Practice
  • Digital Cinematography

Year 3

  • Capstone Project 1
  • Topic Study 1 (Screen Acting)
  • Collaborative Project
  • Sound for Film
  • Capstone Project 2
  • Topic Study 2 (World Music or Malaysian Music)
  • Free Elective 1
  • Free Elective 2
  • Internship

Additional MOHE Compulsory General Studies Subjects

For Local students:

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Critical Thinking
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption

For International students:

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Critical Thinking
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption

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