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Bachelor of Graphic Design (Hons)   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Tution Fees N/A

This programme offers an exciting curriculum that provides learners with the expertise needed to deliver creative results in the art and business of visual communications. In addition to courses which explore the theory, language, and tools of graphic design, learners learn to effectively apply their knowledge and skills by leveraging current industry software for web design, typography, raster and vector manipulation, and other applications.


  • Fundamental of Information Technology
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction To Database
  • Design Principles
  • Typography
  • Introduction To Digital Technologies
  • Digital Imaging
  • Information and Interface Design
  • Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design Theory and Practice
  • Web Design
  • *Elective 1: Advertising Copywriting
  • Drawing
  • Color Studies
  • Art, Technology and Culture
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Media : History and Society
  • Theories of Communications
  • Academic Skills
  • English For Academic Purposes
  • 3D Design
  • Computer Ethics and Law
  • Visual Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • English For Employment
  • *Elective 4:Animation Programming
  • Design For Production
  • *Elective 2 : Innovation In Drawing
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Package Design
  • Publication Design
  • Advertising and Design
  • *Elective 5 :Development of Interactive E-Content
  • Branding and Identity
  • Ethnic Relations / Malaysian Studies III
  • Digital Audio and Video
  • *Elective 3 :Web Imaging Techniques
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) / English Communication II
  • Industrial Training


  • Passed STPM or equivalent, with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two subjects; or
  • Recognised or equivalent Matriculation / Foundation, with minimum CGPA 2.00; or
  • A recognised or equivalent Diploma, with minimum CGPA 2.00; or
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum score of 24; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

  • Passed interviews and painting exams (except for History and Management Arts and Design Arts programs).

  • MUTE Band 1

Additional Requirement for International Students - English

  • For international students: IELTS 5.0 / CEFR B1 or equivalent TOEFL PBT (410-413) or TOEFL IBT (34) or CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance) / CEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1 or PTE (Pearson Test of English) (36) or MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band3)


Creative Director, Art Director, Design Director, Graphic Designer, Type Designer, Packaging Designer, Promotional Designer, Book Designer, Webpage Designer, Brand & Identity Maker, Corporate Identity Designer, Environmental Signage Designer, Magazine Stylist, Illustrator

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