Diploma in Graphic Design


The diploma provides a sequenced studio approach to design thinking and problem solving for visual communication, preparing learners to thrive in a dynamic professional environment. Learners are introduced to visual concepts in two and three dimensions. In second year, learners specialize in graphic design coursework / studios which emphasize from form and communication to graphic design and typography that address authorship, audience, and medium.

Duration of Study

3 years

Credit Hours


Career Prospect

Animation Character Designer, Art Director, Client Service Designer, Creative Director, Editorial Designer, Exhibition Designer, Event Designer, Gallery / Museum Curator, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, Photojournalist, Storyboard Artist, Visualizer & more.

Subjects Offered

  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Academic English 1
  • Computer Software Applications
  • Principle of Management
  • Drawing I
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
  • Academic English 3
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Graphic Software I
  • Fundamental of Art and Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Software II
  • Graphic Design History
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to Web Design
  • Project Management
  • Drawing II
  • 2D Animation
  • Corporate Identity Design
  • Professional personality development
  • Contemporary Advertising
  • 3D Animation
  • Graphic Software III
  • Visual Communication
  • Audio & Video Techniques
  • Packaging Design
  • Typography
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Project

Entry Requirement

  • Passed Sijil Pelajaran MalaysiaMalaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or equivalent, with a minimum of three credits; or
  • Passed the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least B grade in three (3) subjects; or
  • Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent, with a minimum of one credit; and certificate of skill in Level 3 of Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) or certificates equivalent to it; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

  • Passed the interview and exam.

Additional Requirement for International Students - English

  • For international students: IELTS 4.0 / CEFR A2 or equivalent TOEFL PBT (397) or TOEFL IBT (30-31) or CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance) / CEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1 or PTE (Pearson Test of English) (30) or MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band 2)

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