Bachelor of Design (Hons) in Graphic Design

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
May October
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,411
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,557

About this course

The Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design programme nurtures your design capabilities across a range of creative industry- relevant practice from commercial, education, to environment, cultural, and communities. The programme focuses on graphical aspects of print, illustration and interactive design which contributes to the problem-solving challenges in any area of visual communication.

Throughout the programme, you will develop skills in design management, creative portfolio and design research. You will be managing a range of group and individual projects, in which you will demonstrate effective organisation and production of you work. Courses offered focuses on moving you from a broad-based learning to your own design research investigations, where you will focus on your specialism in preparation for your final year graduation showcase project.

The programme also emcompasses a semester of industrial training as you will be attached to established industry  network, helping you to gain insights and skills you need as an industry-ready graduate. During your internship, you will further develop and enhance your portfolio needs, preparing for a better future career prospect.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in 2 relevant subjects
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include English Language
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track B) OR Relevant Diploma 
(6) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA 
Compulsory subject:
(1), (2), and (3) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E(Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*
(1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) must include MUET Band 1 or replaced with IELTS Band Score 5.5 or TOEFL Score 550 and pass a specified portfolio test and interview 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.

** Exempted for students whose programme full medium of instruction was in English.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Curriculum

  • Basic Software Application for Designers
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Colour Theory
  • Drawing
  • Introduction to Art
  • Basic Photography
  • Layout & Typography
  • Illustration & Concept OR Fashion Design Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Digital Typography OR Batik Appreciation
  • Design Thinking
  • Information Graphics
  • Packaging Design
  • Painting Techniques OR Applied Photography
  • Research For Arts & Design
  • Corporate Identity & Branding
  • Advertising & Design
  • Digital Visualization
  • Sales Promotion Design
  • Sculpture OR Editorial Design
  • Industrial Training
  • Graphic Design Project Management
  • Web Design & Production
  • Publication Design
  • Exhibition Management & Implementation
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Graphic Design Project & Portfolio
  • Design & Society
  • Type in Motion OR Fashion Accessories
  • Professional Practices for Designers

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