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Dip. Graphic Design

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
2 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R/213/4/0115; 04/2023
Accreditation Code
MQA/FA2475


Overview

The Diploma in Graphic Design provides students with a solid foundation in art and design, placing specific emphasis on graphic design. The programme focuses on equipping students with industry-related skills and technical knowledge to produce static visuals that communicate with their intended target markets.

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

About the Programme

Assessments

Presentations, quizzes, tests, mid-term exams, final year exams, folio and assignments, among others.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​SPM/ SPMV

Minimum 3 Credits

O-Level

Minimum Grade C in 3 subjects

​UEC

Minimum Grade B in 3 subjects

​Sijil Kemahiran Vokasional (SKV)

SKM Level 3 in Art & Design, Pass in SPM with 1 credit

Other Equivalent Qualification

Deemed equivalent to all of the above with minimum CGPA 2.0 or equivalent

Note:

*Pass Portfolio Assessment.

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
MUET
Band 2
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2

  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
180
IELTS
Band 5.0
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
180
TOEFL IBT
40
TOEFL PBT
500
Pearson Test of English
42
MUET
Band 2

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00920) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and / or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Fundamental of Drawing 1
  • Fundamental of Painting
  • Principles of Design
  • History of Art and Design
  • Creative Thinking Skills
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Fundamental of Drawing II
  • Study Skills & Employability (MPU-U2)
  • Typography
  • Design Communication
  • Business Communication
  • Editorial Design
  • Print Production
  • Digital Photography
Year 2
  • Brand Communication Design
  • Packaging & Display Design
  • Marketing & Consumer Behaviour
  • Digital Multimedia Design
  • Design Contextual Studies
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Promotional Design Campaign
  • Motion Graphics
  • Corporate Literature
  • Interactive Web Technology
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective
  • Portfolio Project
  • Ideation & Innovation
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme are able to find career opportunities in the following:

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Multimedia Labs
  • Design Studios
  • Corporate Art Departments
  • Television Network Stations
  • Animation Houses

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 52,010

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 64,390

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