Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design

School of Arts

About The Programme

Our Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design aims to provide graduates with a broad-based education that’s industry oriented. The programme also helps develop advanced skills while encouraging entrepreneurship as well as driving creativity and innovation among our students.

A deeper knowledge of visual expression and communication in art and design are also key factors in the creative industries. These qualities go a long way in ensuring employability in various local and international organisations.


January, April, September



2 Years 6 Months (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Advertising designer
  • Animator
  • Art director
  • Game artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Photographer
  • Social media designer
  • Visual effect designer
  • Web & multimedia designer


Programme Structure

  • Principles of Design (2D)
  • Graphic Design 1
  • Principles of Design (3D)
  • Computer Graphics 2
  • Drawing Studies
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Computer Graphics 1
  • Multimedia Design 1
  • Typography 1
  • English for Artists & Designers
  • Digital Photograph

  • Typography 2
  • Graphic Design 2
  • Graphic Design 3
  • Multimedia Design 2
  • Multimedia Design 3
  • Printing Technology
  • Introduction to Packaging
  • Introduction to Design Proposal Writing
  • Packaging Design

  • Ceramics
  • Illustration
  • Sculpture in Round
  • Printmaking – Relief

  • Graphic & Multimedia Design Final Project
  • Practical Training

for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

for International Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

SPM / O-Level
Pass with minimum 3 credits (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio)

Pass with minimum 3 Grade Bs (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio)


Portfolio Requirements

Pass a Portfolio review by the University

Why is a Portfolio Necessary?

A portfolio provides some indication of your ability in design and allows us to assess your creative potential.

What should a Portfolio contain?

A portfolio should contain 5 - 15 examples of your own original creative work. Its purpose is to demonstrate how you express your concepts through media. Any form of media is acceptable. Photographs, drawings and 3-D work will be accepted as digital photographs. For media work, links to streaming sites such as Vimeo, YouTube or SoundCloud are acceptable. Otherwise, Video files must be H.264 QuickTime file. Games or other applications must be playable on both Macintosh and Windows operating systems.


Other Qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications
Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis


English Language Requirements

IELTS or equivalent     5.0



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