Diploma in Graphic Design

Application Dates
Course Overview
Tuition Fees
Malaysian Students: RM 18,500
Kuala Lumpur
2 years
Study Field


Faculty of Communication and Creative Industries

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*
i) (1), (2), (3) and (4) must pass a specified portfolio test to be 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.

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) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Intake Month


Course Overview

The Diploma in Graphic Design programme develops your creative passion into an integrated curriculum that focuses on cultivating conceptual and technical design skills. The programme provides you a sturdy foundation on vocational focus that enhances your practical skills with emphasis on the importance of design concepts, design fundamental and processes. Throughout your study, you will be challenged through a range of individual and group assignments about the critical role and impact of graphic design basics. You will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of creative and/or digital medium to broaden your perspectives. You will also indulge into creative areas essential to the development of a trained graphic designer, while at the same time developing your progressive graphic design portfolio. Overall, the Diploma in Graphic Design programme aims to prepare you for a transition into the Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design from which you will graduate as a professional graphic designer.