Graphic Design Degree Programme

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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Graphic Design

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Campus: Petaling Jaya

Intakes: January, August, September

Duration: 3 years

STPM  Minumum 1 C and 1 B in Art & 5 credits in SPM (Inclusive of English)
UEC Minimum 5 Bs (Inclusive of English & Art)
GCE A-Levels Minimum 1 E and 1 C in Art & 5 credits in SPM (Inclusive of English)
Diploma in Interative design CGPA of 2.0
  • SPM students: A pass in Malay Language and History is required.
Year 1
  • Design studio 1
  • Visual culture 1
  • Historical and Theoretical Studies
Year 2
  • Design studio 2
  • Visual Culture 2
  • Work placement
Year 3
  • Design studio 3
  • Visual Culture 3
  • Research Project
Tuition Fees RM  59,000.00
Admin Fees + Resources Fees RM     450.00/semester x 6
Total Fees RM  61,700.00
Full PTPTN Loan 75% Loan 50% Loan
RM 40,800.00 RM 30,600.00 RM 20,400.00
Eduwow’s Rewards RM200 Voucher / RM150 Cash Rebate

Bachelor of Design (Majoring in Graphic Design)

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: April, October

Duration: 3 years

  • 2 STPM / 2 ‘A’ Level Passes or Equivalent
Year 1
  • Graphic Design and Typography
  • Computing for Design
  • Drawing, Design Principles and Colour Theory
  • Ideas and Thought
  • Visual Language Past and Present
  • Applied Graphics and Imaging
  • Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • 20th Century Design and Culture
Year 2
  • Sustainable Design
  • Visual Communication and Imaging
  • Print Media and Graphic Design
  • 2 Electives
  • Integrated Visual Systems
  • Design and Subculture
  • Design and Print Management
Year 3
  • Graphic Design for Branding and Packaging
  • Design, Business and Law
  • Graphic Design and Social Awareness
  • Internship Preparation
  • Self Promotion
  • Internship
  • Major Project

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Graphic Communication Design

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Campus: Subang Jaya

Intakes: March, August

Duration: 3 years

Taylor’s Foundation in Arts (FIA) Pass with min. CGPA 2.33
Taylor’s Foundation in Design (FID) Pass with min. CGPA 2.00
STPM CCC with min. CGPA 2.00 including Pengajian Am
UEC Pass with min. 5Bs
A Levels Min. CDD
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/SACE International Min. ATAR 60
CPU Min. average of 55% in 6 subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Min. 24 points in 6 subjects
Year 1
  • Typography
  • Illustration & Visual Narrative
  • Digital Imaging & Visualisation
  • Design Studies I: Communication Theory
  • 2 MPU
  • Publishing I: Print Media
  • Branding Corporate Identity
  • Advertising Principles & Practice
  • Design Studies II: Culture & Consumerism
  • 2 Electives
Year 2
  • Brand Strategies
  • Design Research Methodology
  • Design Studies III: Change & Conflict
  • Information Design
  • Publishing II: Mass Communication
  • 2 MPU
  • Collaboration & Professional Association
  • Personal Project I: New Boundaries
  • Packaging & Merchandising Design
  • Design Research Dissertation
  • Entertainment Design
  • International Graphic Communication
Year 3
  • Industrial Training (14 weeks)
  • Reflective Practice: Documentation
  • Design Methods
  • Personal Project II: New Boundaries
  • Final Project
  • Professional Studies: Exhibition & Portfolio
  • MPU

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 3 years

UCSI Foundation Pass
STPM / A-Level 2 principal passes
UEC 5 credits
Diploma Pass
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Average score of 60%
National matriculation CGPA 2.0
International Baccalaureate 26/42
Year 1
  • Art History
  • Life Drawing
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modeling
  • Visual Communication
  • University Life
  • Typography 1
  • Basic Photography
  • Traditional Animation
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 1
  • 1 elective
Year 2
  • Design and Layout
  • Typography 2
  • Web Design
  • Information & Environmental Design
  • Multimedia Design 1
  • Design for Industry
  • Religions in Malaysia
  • Proposal Writing
  • Digital Visual Presentation
  • Practical Training
  • Extra Curricular Learning Experiences 2
  • 1 elective
Year 3
  • Multimedia Design 2
  • Design Major Project 1
  • Research Project
  • Intellectual Properties
  • Portfolio
  • Design Major Project 2
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experiences 3
  • Industry Placement
  • 1 elective