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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)

  • SPM / O-Level / IGCSE – Minimum 3 credits
  • UEC – Minimum of grade B in 3 subjects
  • SKM Level 3 – Pass in related field and SPM with credit in English
  • 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
  • Pass the interview / drawing test or portfolio assessment for candidate who do not have an art subject in SPM.

Minimum English Requirements

  • SPM – Pass or
  • UEC – C8 or
  • IELTS – Band 4.0 or
  • IGCSE – Pass or equivalent

*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)

Student Showcase

Articles and Stories on Graphic Design


KITA (short for Kreative Inspirations Through Art) IACT was an event held by the senior IACT Diploma…

Victoriya Titova Kancil IACT College 2018 Best Use of Cultural Insight
Victoriya’s secret to her award winning artworks

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Victoriya Titova IACT College Kancil Award Kuih and Cherki
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IACT College celebrates the success of our students in the Kancil Award last Friday night…

IACT College 2018 Convocation Award Recipients
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