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Diploma in Visual Communication Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode Full Time
  Level DIPLOMA
  Duration 2 Years,4 Months
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN NOV
MAY MARCH
SEPT JULY


Overview

Overview of Diploma in Visual Communication in Raffles University Malaysia

The Diploma in Visual Communication gives students the theoretical and practical design knowledge and skills needed to become professionals in the graphic design industry. Students hone their capabilities in devising creative and practical solutions through studio-based learning projects, combined with critical thinking, conceptualisation and computer software skills.

Programme Length: 2 Years 4 Months
Programme Credit: 90 Credit Hours
Intakes: January / May / September

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Diploma in Visual Communication in Raffles University Malaysia

SPM: Credits in 3 subjects
O-level: Credits in 3 subjects
UEC: Grade B in 3 subjects
Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis

Additional Requirement: Pass RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview

Malaysian Student
English Requirement
MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
No Minimum English Requirement

* A Learning Assistance Sessions (LAS) (from Week 6 to Week 12) will be provided at no cost if the student failed the English assessment in week 4

International Student
English Requirement
INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT

IELTS: 4.0
TOEFL Essentials (Online): 5
TOEFL iBT: 30-31
PTE: 36
MUET: Band 3
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 140
*Students who did not meet International Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Course Outlines

Course Outlines of Diploma in Visual Communication in Raffles University Malaysia

YEAR 1
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Academic Writing
– Academic Reading
– English for Communication
– Foundation Sketching and Drawing for Designers
– History of 20th Century Design and Culture    
– U1: Ethics Appreciation and
Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 1
– Design Principles
– Colours for Designers
– Introduction to Graphic Design    
– U2: Teamwork and Leadership / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
– Digital Image Processing
– Digital and Applied Illustration
– Fundamentals of Typography
YEAR 2
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– U3: Malaysian Economy
– Digital Photography
– Creative Techniques
– Fundamentals of Page Layout
– Video & Motion Graphic
– Packaging Design
– Web Design
– Identity System Design    
– U4: Co-Curricular
– Publication Design
– Portfolio
– Final Project
YEAR 3
Semester 1    
–  Internship

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Diploma in Visual Communication in Raffles University Malaysia

– Graphic Designer
– Packaging Designer
– Corporate Identity Designer
– Illustrator
– Editorial Designer

– Creative Designer
– Art Director
– Publication Designer
– Commercial Artist
– Industrial Designer


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