Diploma in Graphic Design

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,433
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,117

About this course

This programme works as a key entry into the world of graphic design where it engages students with creative talent, guiding them to the next level through the training of strong technical skills in conceptual development and design processes. Students will indulge into creative areas such as advertising layout, illustration, typography, photography, commercial design, infographic, digital imaging with specialised skills in both print and digital media.

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*
AND
i) (1), (2) and (3) must pass a specified portfolio test and interview 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.

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

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Creative & Critical Thinking
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Drawing Dry Media
  • Introduction to Art
  • Basic Photography
  • Colour Studies
  • Design for Print
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Drawing: Wet Media
  • Typography
  • Fundamentals of Web Page OR Introduction to Drama
  • Arts Law
  • Applied Photography
  • Drawing: Mixed Media
  • Digital Typography
  • Packaging Design
  • Digital Illustration OR Music Appreciation
  • Design for Creative Industry
  • Print Production
  • Commercial Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Exhibit Design
  • Graphic Design Final Project

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

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