DIPLOMA IN GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION DESIGN

KPT/JPS (R/214/4/0074) (A8911) 08/18
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
The Diploma in Graphic in Communication Design programme focuses on strong graphic design foundation and intensive training in various design formats via modules such as Typography, Graphic Design l and ll, Advertising and Photography. Students are also exposed to business and entrepreneurship in understanding of design strategies and its impact on business objectives. The programme also includes a 7-week industrial training to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.
 
2½-YEAR PROGRAMME

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Two-Dimensional Design
  • Fundamental Drawing
  • Technical English I
  • Creative Thinking
  • MPU (U1) - Module 1*
Semester 2
  • Typography
  • Illustration Techniques
  • Digital Imaging
  • Technical English II
  • MPU (U2)*
Semester 3
  • Basic Photography
YEAR 2
Semester 4
  • Graphic Design I
  • Advertising
  • Electronic Publishing
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Human Communication
  • MPU (U3)*
Semester 5
  • Graphic Design II
  • Advertising Campaign
  • Web Design
  • Visual Culture
  • Marketing Principles & Practice
  • MPU (U4)*
Industrial Training
YEAR 3
Semester 6
  • Major Design Project
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Graphic Reproduction
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Elective (select 1)
 
ELECTIVES
  • Digital Video & Sound
  • Social Psychology
  • Visual Narrative
  • Art Direction
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
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