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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design programme nurtures your design capabilities across a range of creative industry- relevant practice from commercial, education, to environment, cultural, and communities. The programme focuses on graphical aspects of print, illustration and interactive design which contributes to the problem-solving challenges in any area of visual communication.

Throughout the programme, you will develop skills in design management, creative portfolio and design research. You will be managing a range of group and individual projects, in which you will demonstrate effective organisation and production of you work. Courses offered focuses on moving you from a broad-based learning to your own design research investigations, where you will focus on your specialism in preparation for your final year graduation showcase project.

The programme also encompasses a semester of industrial training as you will be attached to established industry network, helping you to gain insights and skills you need as an industry-ready graduate. During your internship, you will further develop and enhance your portfolio needs, preparing for a better future career prospect.

Programme Outline:

  • Basic Software Application for Designers
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Colour Theory
  • Drawing
  • Introduction to Art
  • Basic Photography
  • Layout & Typography
  • Illustration & Concept OR Fashion Design Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Digital Typography OR Batik Appreciation
  • Design Thinking
  • Information Graphics
  • Packaging Design
  • Painting Techniques OR Applied Photography
  • Research For Arts & Design
  • Corporate Identity & Branding
  • Advertising & Design
  • Digital Visualization
  • Sales Promotion Design
  • Sculpture OR Editorial Design
  • Industrial Training
  • Graphic Design Project Management
  • Web Design & Production
  • Publication Design
  • Exhibition Management & Implementation
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Graphic Design Project & Portfolio
  • Design & Society
  • Type in Motion OR Fashion Accessories
  • Professional Practices for Designers

Career Prospects:

  • Educators
  • Visualisers
  • Illustrators
  • Typographers
  • Art Directors
  • Photographers
  • Brand Designers
  • Signage Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Design Consultants
  • In-House Designers
  • Packaging Designers
  • Web Page Designers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Interaction Designers
  • General Merchandisers
  • Instructional Designers
  • Event Display Designers
  • Communication Designers
  • Sales Promotion Designers
  • Advertising Agencies & Publishing Agencies

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM17,333.33 (US$ 4,236) per year
RM 52,000 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 May 2021

Venue

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A Level with minimum 2 good passes or other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government. IELTS (Academic) - Band 5.0, TOEFL (Paper-based) - 410, TOEFL (Internet-based testing) - 34, PTE Academic - 36.

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian high school (i.e. STPM) or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government.

International students must meet any one of the following English Language tests recognized by TAR UC as meeting the English Language requirement before they are accepted for admission to any of the TAR UC programmes.

IELTS (Academic): Band 5.0

TOEFL iBT: 42

MUET: Band 3

Pearson Test of English: 47

Or any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of TAR UC.

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