Bachelor of Information Technology (Visual Media) (Hons)

Duration:3 years

Intakes:January, June & September

Campus:Putrajaya Campus, Jalan IKRAM-UNITEN, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Faculty of Computer Science

Course Code:N/482/6/0102

About this course

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Visual Media) (Hons) programme is specially designed to nurture and create creative-technocrats, with a focus on the broader study of all digital media applications, imparting the technical skills used in designing and editing digital media. This unique programme bridges the technology realm and the world of creative digital arts. This link enables students to develop expressive artistic work as ramifications of using state-of-the-art computing technology. This one of a kind undergraduate programme combines studies in IT, digital arts practice and the exploration of new media in the 21st century.

The programme establishes a progressive journey beginning from the realms of fundamental IT with subjects like, software development, networking and web design, databases and programming; towards the creative media’s domain such as history of art, the social and cultural applications of digital media, typography, storyboarding, computer animations, digital game design and development, 2D design, and 3D modelling.

This unique mix of courses will empower students with the knowledge and skills needed in producing their own creative digital media contents, hence pushing the boundaries of traditional IT disciplines and creative visual media: “Where digital art meets computing technology”.

120 credit hours of subjects are being taught in nine semesters. This Bachelor of Information Technology (Visual Media) (Hons) programme can be completed in 3 years.

Total Course Fees

Registration: RM1,348 + Resource Fee: RM780 (twice a year)
Tuition Fee: RM19,340 / year (local)

Subject Listing

  • This programme can be completed in Full Time: 3 years.
    • Islamic / Moral and Civil Society I
    • Creative Drawing
    • Principles of Design & Infographics
    • Computer System
    • Multimedia Application Development
    • Statistics for Computing
    • Creative Programming I
    • Multimedia System Design & Infrastructure
    • Ideation & Story Development
    • 3D Modeling I
    • Discrete Structure
    • Hubungan Etnik
    • Digital Game Design
    • Information System
    • Multimedia System Interface Design
    • Web Programming
    • Animation I
    • Data Communication & Computer Networks
    • Process Workflow & Studio
    • Industrial Training
    • Islamic / Moral and Civil Society III
    • Project 1
    • Visual Effect
    • Comic and Manga Drawing
    • Digital Lighting, Texturing & Rendering
    • Project 2
    • Technology Entrepreneurship
    • Information System Auditing
    • Islamic / Moral and Civil Society II
    • Ethics and IT Professional Practices
    • Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia
    • Islamic / Moral and Civil Society III

    Technical Electives Courses

    • 3D Modeling II
    • Creative Programming II
    • Digital Photography
    • Audio Video Production
    • Computer Graphics
    • Animation II
    • Mixed Reality
    • Game Programming

    Free Electives Courses

    • Mandarin/Japanese
    • Introduction to Social Psychology
    • IT Communication
    • Creative Thinking
    • Kaunseling dan Kerja Sosial
    • Sport and Recreation Management at Workplace
    • Business English


    Students from other institutions may apply for transfer credits. A maximum up to 60 credits can be transferred, subject to eligibility of the applicant. Please do not hesitate to contact the following staff should you have any query pertaining to credit transfer.

    Transfer Credit Committee for Visual Media programme:
    Mrs. Eze Manzura at or Masyura at

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
    Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and at least Grade C for Mathematics and any 1 relevant Science Physical and Pass English in SPM Level.
  • A-Level
    Pass A-Level with credit in Mathematics and 1 Science Physical subject.
  • Matriculation
    Physical / Technical Stream. Min CGPA 2.00.
  • Foundation
    Foundation from other institution with minimum CGPA 2.00.
  • Diploma
    Pass Diploma in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.
  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 5 subjects including Advance Mathematics and Science Physical subjects.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
    Pass IB with total points at 24 in 6 subjects including Maths and 1 Physical Science subject.
  • HND(UK) Diploma
    Pass HND in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.
    Pass with average marks of 55% with Maths and any Physical Science.
  • Others
    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.

Malaysian students may enrol without MUET. However, students are required to complete MUET during duration of study (before graduation). IELTS (5.0 and above) or TOEFL (500 and above) or TOEFL Internet Based Test (42 and above) is also accepted.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 1 and above

International Student Only

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Bachelor students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Bachelor programme.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3 and above
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0 and above
  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test) and above

For International Students: Refer Entry Requirements – International.Tuition fees and other fees may wary from local fees.

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