Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design


Programme Overview:

The Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design programme nurtures your design capabilities across a range of creative industry- relevant practice from commercial, education, to environment, cultural, and communities. The programme focuses on graphical aspects of print, illustration and interactive design which contributes to the problem-solving challenges in any area of visual communication.

Throughout the programme, you will develop skills in design management, creative portfolio and design research. You will be managing a range of group and individual projects, in which you will demonstrate effective organisation and production of you work. Courses offered focuses on moving you from a broad-based learning to your own design research investigations, where you will focus on your specialism in preparation for your final year graduation showcase project.

The programme also emcompasses a semester of industrial training as you will be attached to established industry  network, helping you to gain insights and skills you need as an industry-ready graduate. During your internship, you will further develop and enhance your portfolio needs, preparing for a better future career prospect.

Duration and Offered In:

3 Years

  • Kuala Lumpur KPT/JPS(N/213/6/0146)09/18-May & October intakes

Minimum Entry Requirement for Bachelor Degree Programmes (MER) - PDF

Career Prospects:
  • Educators
  • Visualisers
  • Illustrators
  • Typographers
  • Art Directors
  • Photographers
  • Brand Designers
  • Signage Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Design Consultants
  • In-House Designers
  • Packaging Designers
  • Web Page Designers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Interaction Designers
  • General Merchandisers
  • Instructional Designers
  • Event Display Designers
  • Communication Designers
  • Sales Promotion Designers
  • Advertising Agencies & Publishing Agencies
Programme Outline:
  • Basic Software Application for Designers
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Colour Theory
  • Drawing
  • Introduction to Art
  • Basic Photography
  • Layout & Typography
  • Illustration & Concept OR Fashion Design Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Digital Typography OR Batik Appreciation
  • Design Thinking
  • Information Graphics
  • Packaging Design
  • Painting Techniques OR Applied Photography
  • Research For Arts & Design
  • Corporate Identity & Branding
  • Advertising & Design
  • Digital Visualization
  • Sales Promotion Design
  • Sculpture OR Editorial Design
  • Industrial Training
  • Graphic Design Project Management
  • Web Design & Production
  • Publication Design
  • Exhibition Management & Implementation
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Graphic Design Project & Portfolio
  • Design & Society
  • Type in Motion OR Fashion Accessories
  • Professional Practices for Designers

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, English for Humanities, Critical Thinking, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Contact Us


FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450123 / 41450100
Ext no. 3508, 3532
FAX: 603-41423166 / 018 925 1001
EMAIL : fcci@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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