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Diploma in
Graphic Design


Fast Facts

Level: Diploma

Intakes: January, April, June & August

Study Mode: Full Time

Duration: 2.5 years


Level: Diploma

Intakes: January, April, June & August

Study Mode: Full Time

Duration: 2.5 years


Students will have the opportunity to exercise their skills in creating top-notch artwork and designs for real-life industry projects for some of the country’s leading brands and agencies.

Career Options
  • Design Director
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Desktop Artist
  • Digital Illustration
  • Graphic Designer
  • Production Manager
  • Visualiser
  • Web Designer


Entry Requirements (Any one of these)

  • Pass SPM/ IGCSE with a minimum of 3 credits; or
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 3 subjects; or
  • Pass Certificate in Communication Studies from IACT College; or
  • Pass SKM Level 3 in Art and Design and Pass SPM with minimum of 1 credit; or
  • Other qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia and considered on a case by case basis and
  • Pass the interview/drawing test or portfolio assessment for candidate who do not have an art subject in SPM / IGCSE /UEC

Minimum English Requirements

  • SPM – Grade E or
  • UEC – C8 or
  • IELTS – Band 4.0

*Advanced Standing to BA (Hons) Advertising and Design

Programme Outline

  • Advertising Principles
  • Art and Design Fundamentals
  • Communication English 102
  • Communication English 103
  • Creative Thinking
  • Digital Imaging 2
  • History of Arts
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Presentation Skills
  • Principles of Drawing
  • Typography
  • Advertising Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Illustration
  • Digital Video and Audio Production
  • Packaging Design
  • Publication Design
  • Web Design
  • In-Company Practical Training
  • Professional Portfolio Development and Exhibition
  • Electives:
    • Contextual Studies
    • Marketing Management (New Media)
    • New Media Design

Additionally the MQA requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) within the duration of their studies.

  • MPU 1 : Pengajian Malaysia 2 (for local students)/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (for international students)
  • MPU 2 : Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • MPU 3 : Study of Religions
  • MPU 4 : Serving our Society (S.O.S)

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