Faculty of Creative Industries

Diploma in Graphic Design

(R2/213/4/0074) (MQA/FA 1949) 06/2029

Programme Description

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 the second year, learners specialise in graphic design coursework/studios with emphasis from, form and communication to graphic design and typography that address authorship, audience, and medium.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full & Part Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 94
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

Subjects offered*

  • Academic English
  • Principles of Management
  • Computer Software Applications
  • Basic Graphic Design
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Typography
  • Fundamental of Art and Design
  • Professional personality development
  • Colour Theory


*(not limited to)


  • SPM/O-Levels: 3 credits in any subjects or its equivalent.
  • SKM (Level 3, MQF): relevant fields and undergo a screening and bridging program.
  • Certificate (Level 3, MQF): minimum CGPA of 2.0 in relevant field or its equivalent.
  • Senior Middle 3 UEC: minimum of 3 B’s.
  • STPM: Grade C (GPA 2.0) in any subject or its equivalent.
  • STAM: minimum grade of Maqbul.
  • 10-11 years of schooling: exit qualification in the country of origin with 3 credits.


  • Pass an interview OR submission of portfolio determined by the HEP as required.

For International Students

IELTS 4.0 or equivalent.

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