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Diploma in Graphic Design

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees18500 / Course
Fees (International Student)34900 / Course
CampusKL Main Campus
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyAudio-visual Techniques & Media Production
Course Description

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.

Curriculum
    • 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 for Tertiary Studies, Academic English, Professional English, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, *Co-curricular

    * MPU-2COQ Compulsory Co-curriculum Course to be taken in Year 2 Semester 2.

Entry Requirements

(1) SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects

(2) O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects

(3) UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects

(4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government Compulsory subject:

i) (1), (2) and (3) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language* AND i) (1), (2), (3) and (4) must pass a specified portfolio test conducted by TAR UC *Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:

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

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

c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis. d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.

Intake Months

June

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
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All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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