Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Creative Photography Technology

MOHE/MQA: JPT/JPS (N/213/6/0329)12/22 (MQA/FA 7607)


RM49,840 (Malaysian)

Program Coordinator

Mdm. Laili Mardziah Binti Tajuddin
Tel: +6012-3181787

This programme aims to provide graduates with a broad understanding of digital photography through the study of history, theory and practice as used for commercial purposes. The program emphasizes on fundamental digital photography technicalities, creative techniques & skills, analytical and research in all aspects and kinds of digital photography production; advertising photography, commercial photography, editorial photography and general photography.

With industry cooperation and consultation, this programme covers the knowledge and technology to focus on the future direction of digital photography. Apart from this, the programme also aims to provide exposure and also opportunity for artists to unearth new talent and share their expertise in the field of digital photography production.

Through a carefully planned structure, this programme aims to emphasize the effectiveness of the new digital technology in digital photography: to ensure the graduates apply the values and positive attitudes, emphasizing ethics and professionalism, with ethical leaderships culture of teamwork in different area or field; to inspire new generation of professional photographers, fostering and mentoring the emerging talents, utilizing learning environments and authentic production experience to contribute for the progressive global media culture

Successful candidates will become multi-skilled commercial photographers, photojournalist and underwater photographer with clear understanding of the relationship between theory and practice. The programme includes all the essences of lifelong learning to cater the development of digital photography industry, globally.

Course Information

Entry Requirement

  • A pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any two (2) subjects, or its equivalent;  


  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid, or its equivalent; 


  • A Certificate in Matriculation or Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 2.00, or its equivalent; 


  • A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00, or its equivalent; 


  • A pass in Malaysian Skill Diploma (DKM)/ Advanced Malaysian Skill Diploma (DLKM)/ Malaysian Vocational Diploma (DVM) from the Department Skills Development (JPK) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in any of the following areas :

• Creative Multimedia (Animation) 

• Industrial Graphic Design 

• Computer Systems & Networks 

• Database Management System and Web Application 

• Information system 

• Information technology

OR , A pass in DKM/ DLKM/ DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and minimum of two (2) years of working experiences in the related field.


As for the cohort 2012-2016 DVM graduates, the additional entry requirements are as follows:

i.A pass in Malaysian Vocational Certificate (SVM) with equivalent of 3 credits in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) for the candidates who obtain: 

• Credit in Bahasa Melayu SVM Code 1104; 

• Minimum Academic CGPA of 2.00 

• Minimum Vocational CGPA of 2.67; and 

• Competent in all vocational modules  

ii.As for the SVM graduates of the 2013-2016 cohort, the equivalence of SVM with 3 SPM credits has to include a pass in History subject.


  • A  pass in UEC with a minimum of grade B in 5 subjects and pass English


  • Achieve a minimum score of Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or equivalent.
  • ENGLISH COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT  (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT) Achieve a minimum score of Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or equivalent.


  • Career Opportunities

    • Photographer
    • Photo Retoucher
    • Press Photographer
    • Art Director
    • Videographer
    • Film/Video Editor
    • Television Camera Operator
    • Visualizer
    • Illustrator
    • Art Director