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Master of Design (ODL) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level POST-GRADUATE
  Duration  1 Year (Full Time) | 2 Years (Part Time)
  Intake JAN,MAY


Course Overview

The Raffles University Master of Design is designed to develop students’ knowledge and skills of deep understanding of the wide range of interdisciplinary studies of design. A designer’s job scope has expanded, leading the designers to take managerial and strategical roles that address the varied and long-term relationships among audiences, products and services, and the larger social and cultural contexts for design. Tomorrow’s designers should be cultivated with adaptability to tech, social change, empathy, communication skills, storytelling, observation, listening, psychology, human behaviour, and managing complexity.

The programme provides students with an insight of design-oriented education with the aims

1. To develop in depth skills in theoretical research and design exploratory through critical reflection.
2. To integrate and develop multi-disciplinary innovative design skills and technological knowledge to respond and to be a leader in design disciplines.
3. To build skills, knowledge, and practice to enter the expanding fields of professional design engagement by aiming to upgrade the design expertise.

  • Programme Length: 1 Year (Full Time) | 2 Years (Part Time)
  • Programme Credit: 40 Credit Hours
  • Intakes: January / May / September
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Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Master of Design (ODL) in Raffles University Malaysia

  • – A Bachelor’s Degree ( MQF Level 6) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in the field of Art and Design, Design and Technology, Interior Design or a relevant field/
  • – A Bachelor’s Degree (MQF Level 6) with CGPA of less than 2.50 in the field of Arts and Design, Design and Technology, Interior Design or a relevant field and a minimum of five years working experience in the related field
  • – Other equivalents/related qualifications to a Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6) recognised by the Malaysian Government.
  • Additional Requirement
  • – Pass “RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview”

Malaysian Student
English Requirement
MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in English
IELTS: 6.0
TOEFL Essentials (Online): 8.5
TOEFL iBT: 60
PTE: 59
MUET: Band 4
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 169

*Students who did not meet the Malaysian Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

International Student
English Requirement
MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in English
IELTS: 6.0
TOEFL Essentials (Online): 8.5
TOEFL iBT: 60
PTE: 59
MUET: Band 4
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 169

*Students who did not meet the Malaysian Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Course Outlines

Course Outlines of Master of Design (ODL) in Raffles University Malaysia

FULL-TIME ( 1 YEAR )
YEAR 1
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Design Issues and Practices
– Design Research Methodology
– Emerging Technologies and Processes
– Design Thinking and Innovation    
– Final Master Project I
– Collaborative Design Management
– Responsible Design    – Final Master Project II

PART - TIME ( 2 YEARS)
YEAR 1
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Design Issues and Practices
– Design Research Methodology

– Design Thinking and Innovation
– Emerging Technologies and Processes    
– Responsible Design

YEAR 2
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Collaborative Design Management    
– Final Master Project I    
– Final Master Project II

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Master of Design (ODL) in Raffles University Malaysia

  • Chief Creative Officer
  •  Executive Creative Director
  •  Art Director
  •  Product Designer Director
  •  Design Director
  •  Advertising Specialist
  •  Fashion Design Manager
  •  Graphic Design Manager
  •  Multimedia Design Manager
  •  Digital Game Art Manager
  •  Interior Designer Manager
  •  Management Consultant

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