Diploma

Diploma in Graphic Design


KL KPT/JPS(R/213/4/0139)08/23

 

Programme Overview:

This programme works as a key entry into the world of graphic design where it engages students with creative talent, guiding them to the next level through the training of strong technical skills in conceptual development and design processes. Students will indulge into creative areas such as advertising layout, illustration, typography, photography, commercial design, infographic, digital imaging with specialised skills in both print and digital media.

Duration:

2 Years 

Intake:

May

Campus:

Kuala lumpur Main Campus 

Academic Progression:

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design.

General Progression Route:

Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Creative & Critical Thinking
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Drawing Dry Media
  • Introduction to Art
  • Basic Photography
  • Colour Studies
  • Design for Print
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Drawing: Wet Media
  • Typography
  • Fundamentals of Web Page OR Introduction to Drama
  • Arts Law
  • Applied Photography
  • Drawing: Mixed Media
  • Digital Typography
  • Packaging Design
  • Digital Illustration OR Music Appreciation
  • Design for Creative Industry
  • Print Production
  • Commercial Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Exhibit Design
  • Graphic Design Final Project

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

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

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

Minimum Entry Requirements:

** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applications who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:

a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and SPM holders from year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.

b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.

c) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

d) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirement.

Career Prospects:
  • Visualisers
  • Illustrators
  • Photographers
  • Signage Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • In-House Designers
  • Character Designers
  • Typography Designers
  • Web Page Designers
  • General Merchandisers
  • Instructional Designers
  • Event Display Designers
  • Sale Promotion Designers
  • Support staff in mass Media Organisation
  • Advertising Agencies & Publishing Agencies
  • Graduates may work in a range of profession related to advertising, publishing, packaging design or printing
Fees & Financial aids:

Estimated Total Fees: RM 17,000 (Malaysian Students), RM30,000 (International Students)

The estimated total fees may vary by 10%.

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  • Other scholarship

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Financial Aid

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Contact Information
Graphic Design
Tan Tay Guan
Ext No.: 3497
Tan Yar Shi
Ext No.: 3497

Contact Us


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

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