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Diploma in Creative Multimedia

Creative Industry refers to a segment of the economy that is involved either directly or indirectly in the creation, manufacture, production, broadcast and distribution of copyright protected materials. Creative industry is an emerging field of study, which has an important sphere of practice representing an important sector of the new economy.

To raise awareness on the important role played by the creative industries, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in 2003, conducted a series of surveys focused on defining and mapping out the creative industries, and their economic contribution in over 30 countries worldwide. Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind like inventions, literary and artistic works; and symbols, names, images and designs used in commerce.

Job Competencies

Competent in performing:

  • Multimedia Production Management
  • Multimedia Instructional Design
  • Multimedia Art Directing
  • Multimedia Audio Visual (AV) Directing
  • Multimedia Quality Control
  • Multimedia Research and Innovation
  • Multimedia Marketing

Employment Prospect

The Creative Multimedia Diploma program has a high employment prospect whether locally or internationally. This is because the local expertise workforce is recognized by other countries as being highly knowledgeable and skilled in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry. This in turn increases the demand for skilled personnel in this field to be employed locally or internationally.

In the Tenth Malaysian Plan, the existence of Digital Creative in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry will increase employment prospect and also an involvement in the Malaysian services industry will be an important enabler for Malaysia to position itself at the international level. Employment growth in the Digital Creative industry is significant and is in current demand. The Digital Creative industry, specifically the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is growing rapidly in Malaysia and there is an acute shortage of well-trained personnel in this area.

Other related industries with respect to employment opportunities are:

  • Education
  • Training
  • Advertising
  • Film Industry
  • Broadcasting
  • Publishing