Master Of Arts And Design

Approval Code N/213/7/0312; 06/2022
Accreditation Code MQA/PA8587
Classification Master
Subject Area Art and Design
Course Mode Full time and part time
Course Duration Full time: 1 year, part time: 3 years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September


Master of Art and Design is a practice-based programme that requires students to provide solutions through innovative design thinking process. Disciplines covered are wide-ranging from multimedia, fine art, animation, graphic, and fashion, amongst others as stipulated under the scope of the creative industry.

Prospective students are required to look into current design issues that are relevant to the national initiatives and global trends in art and design. The programme is led by Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Hj. Zainuddin, a prominent design icon supported by qualified industrial-relevant academic staff.

De Institute of Creative Arts and Design produces award-winning students at the local and international levels. Our students being offered jobs upon graduation is a testament to the quality of our programme and curriculum.  

Entry Qualifications & Entrance Assessment   
 
  • A Recognised Bachelor's Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75;
    or
  • A Recognised Bachelor's Degree in Art and Design or a relevant field or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 with three years of working experience in an Art and Design field;
    or
  • Equivalent qualification and/or experience which is recognised by the Senate / institution.

English Language Requirements

  • Band 5.0 in IELTS; or MUET Band 3; or a score of 410-413 (writing-based) / 34 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or it’s equivalent.
  • Applicants with degrees and with proof of English Language as the medium of instruction are exempted from the above requirements upon faculty approval.
Semester 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Research Planning and Proposal Presentation
Semester 2
  • Master Thesis I
Semester 3
  • Master Thesis II with Project

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