The Diploma in Graphic Design is designed to give students the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to prepare them for careers in a wide variety of business environments and industries. By focusing on the broader creative industry instead of design alone, students gain broad knowledge in subjects like animation, web design and 3D design, equipping them with a creative skillset and greater future job opportunities.
R/213/4/0174 (A9880) 05/19
3 Years

Entry Requirement

  1. SPM / SPMV / O-Level / Equivalent: Pass with minimum 3 credits / Grade C in any subject and pass in Art Education; or 
  2. UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects; or
  3. Pass certificate in related field with a minimum CGPA 2.0; or
  4. SKM: Pass in Level 3 in Art and Design and pass SPM / equivalent with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject; or
  5. Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
    Pass in an internal interview or/and drawing test
    (for students who have not taken Visual Arts Education)


International students must pass:
  • IELTS Band 4; or
  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 397; or
  • Cambridge/Edexcel GCE A-Levels; or
  • MUET minimum band 2 

Career Opportunities

Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist, Web Graphics Designer, Sales Designer, Multimedia Graphic Designer

Course Content

Year 1
  • Basic Computer
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Academic Communicative English 1
  • Drawing I
  • Art History
  • Contextual Practice
  • Academic Communicative English 2
  • Introduction to Color Studies
  • Drawing II
  • Digital Photography

Year 2
  • Basic Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Basic Animation
  • Corporate Identity
  • Branding Design
  • Web Design
  • Interactive Multimedia Design
  • 3D Design Fundamentals

Year 3
  • Visual Communication
  • Ideas in Context
  • Industrial Training
  • Packaging Design
  • Final Graphic Design Project
  • Advertising Design
  • Professional Practice

Program Educational Objective

Program Learning Outcome

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