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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


Graphic Designers are the commercial artists of the 21st century. At IACT College, students are groomed to be confident professionals knowledgeable and efficient in design software thus enabling them to produce top-notch artwork recognised by the creative industry and community. Students will have the opportunity to work on real-life industry projects and have internship opportunities under some of the country’s leading agencies and highly respected creative directors.

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

Intakes & Requirements


January, April, June & August

Entry Requirements

Pass SPM/ O Level with minimum of 3 credits
Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 3 subjects
Pass Certificate in Communication Studies from IACT College
Other qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia and considered on a case-by-case basis
*Applicants must submit a portfolio or sit for an entrance exam if he/she does not take the SPM Art Subject.

English Requirements

SPM – Grade D
UEC – C8
IELTS – Band 5.0

*Advanced Standing to BA (Hons) Advertising and Design

Course Subjects

Advertising Design
Advertising Principles
Art and Design Fundamentals
Communication English 102
Communication English 103
Creative Thinking
Digital Illustration
Digital Imaging 2
History of Art
Mass Communication
Photography and Digital Imaging
Presentation Skills
Principles of Drawing

3D Visualisation
Art Direction
Digital Video and Audio Production
Major Project Production
Packaging Design
Publication Design
Web Design
In-Company Practical Training

Professional Project Development and Exhibition

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 Subjects:

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

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