Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design
JPT/BPP(U) (R2/213/4/0335/ A8678) 7/23

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, March & August



2 Years 6 Months (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Animator
  • Web & Multimedia Designer
  • Advertising Designer
  • Game Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Visual Effects Specialist
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Video Production Artist

Programme Structure

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

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

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

  • Graphic & Multimedia Design Final Project
  • Practical Training

for Local Student
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • 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)


Specific Requirements

*Pass a portfolio review and interview conducted 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 three examples of drawings in any media.


Other Qualifications

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


English Requirements

Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP)
Pass Level 4 with minimum 50%



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