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DIPLOMA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Programme Code : JPT/BPP(R/213/4/0156)(A8157)10/23
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Overview

Diploma in Graphic Design is a programme that combines ideas, art and technology to visually communicate information to the audience. This programme covers an extensive range of areas such as typography and editorial design, packaging design, illustration, desktop publishing and photography and advertising design.

Students will be taught to develop creative and compelling graphic works that communicate the client’s message. Students will also learn to analyse demographic and psychographic profile of the target audience. The programme also exposes students to a series of studio activities and design projects to help build their confidence and marketing acumen.

Programme Structure

YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
ENGLISH 1 DEN1113 3
FUNDAMENTAL OF DRAWING DFD1123 3
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER DIC1132 2
PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN DPD1143 3
ART HISTORY DAH1152 2
COMPUTER GRAPHIC 1 DCG1163 3
INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL ART DVA1172 2
Total
18
YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 2
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
MALAYSIAN STUDIES 2 / BAHASA MELAYU KOMUNIKASI 2 U1-MPU2153/ MPU2133 3
BUSINESS ENGLISH DEN1213 3
CHARACTER DESIGN DCD1223 3
COLOR STUDIES DCS1233 3
TYPOGRAPHY DTP1243 3
PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL IMAGING DBP1253 3
Total
18
YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 3
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
VISUAL ART 2 DVA1313 3
INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING DIA 1323 3
CREATIVE STUDIES DCR1333 3
Total
9
YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 1
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING / *BAHASA KEBANGSAAN A U2-MPU2222/ *MPU2212 2
BASIC 2D ANIMATION DBA2113 3
COMPUTER GRAPHIC 2 DCG2123 3
PACKAGING DESIGN DPD2133 3
STORYBOARD DRAWING DSD2143 3
ADVERTISING COPYWRITING DAC2153 3
Total
17
*Offered to local students who didn’t obtain credit for Bahasa Melayu subject in SPM
YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 2
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
TIME MANAGEMENT U3-MPU2312 2
DIGITAL PORTFOLIO DPS2213 3
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS DPC2223 3
BASIC AUDIO VIDEO PRODUCTION DAV2233 3
PUBLICATION DESIGN DPU2243 3
CORPORATE IDENTITY SYSTEM DCI2253 3
Total
17
YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 3
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
PROJECT MANAGEMENT DPM2313 3
FINAL YEAR PROJECT DFP2324 4
Total
7
YEAR 3 - SEMESTER 1
SUBJECT CODE CREDIT HOURS
INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT DIP3114 4
Total
4
*Please note that students are required to do one Elective Subject

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A pass in SPM with at least Credit in any 3 subjects; OR
A pass in UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects; OR
A pass in O-Level with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects; OR
A pass in SKM Level 3 in art and designing
and
A pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject; OR
A pass in Kolej Komuniti Certificate equivalent to MQF Level 3 in a related field
and
A pass in SPM* with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject; OR
A pass in Certificate (Level 3 MQF) in related field with at least GP 2.0; OR
Any other recognized equivalent qualification
and
Pass the interview
and
drawing test conducted by the PPT
SPM* means pass SPM with at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and Sejarah

Career Opportunities

Creative Executive
Art Manager
Graphic Designers
Illustrators

ADVANTAGES OF MAIC

High Quality Curriculum

The Diploma in Graphic Design is designed in consultation with our partners and a panel of industry experts, providing students with the knowledge and skills highly desirable by employers.

International Faculty

With lecturers and students from 56 different nationalities, the Diploma in Graphic Design student gain a rich appreciation of different cultures and values.

Internship with Industry Partners

Students of the Diploma in Graphic Design gain work experience as part of their programme. This invaluable experience give our students an edge in employment and help them make good contacts within the industry.

Affordable Fees

Tuition fees for the Diploma in Graphic Design are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.

Flexible Enrolment Dates

The Diploma in Graphic Design takes students on a rolling semester basis, allowing for greater flexibility.

Recognition

The Diploma in Graphic Design is approved and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.