Diploma in Multimedia Studies

This is an intensive program focused on equipping students for the industry. This course is aimed at laying down a strong foundation in Visual Communication, Advertising, Graphic Design, Photography and in one of two specializations: 3D Animation or Visual Effects. The abundant practical training and focused approach allows students to produce a strong, specialized demo reel in the form of a mini-project at the end of the program, and graduate with the essential skills to seek employment in the industry.

After establishing a solid foundation, students will choose an area of specialization: in either 3D Animation or Visual Effects, where they will learn in-depth production skills based on the actual industry pipeline and workflow.


Entry Requirement:

  • 2 passes E or above at GCE A'Level & 3 passes C or above at GCE O'Level / SSC ; OR

  • Villa College foundation or equivalent qualification, a relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard. If you have no formal qualifications but have professional business or industrial experience, we will consider your application on its merit.

Course Fee: MVR 30,000 per year (Payable in 8 installments)

Duration: 1 Year

MNQF Level: Level 5


Programme Structure

Technical Communication in the Work Place 15
Introduction to Visual Communication 15
Multimedia Advertising 15
Graphic Design 15
Digital Photography 15
3D Animation – I   or Composting – I 15
Maldivian Culture and Language in Time 15
3D Animation – II  or Composting – II 15
Mini Project 15


Admission Open