Associate Degree in
Graphic Design

As new creative innovative ways to communicate an idea, product or service continues, the greater is the demand for graphic designers in the graphic design and visual communication.

The Diploma in Graphic Design and Multimedia programme is a comprehensive course designed towards providing the relevant skills in acquiring knowledge and research, and applying them to design solutions for industry-related projects, which includes 2 dimensional visual communication and digital interactive design. Our graduates are versatile, industry savvy, multi-skilled, multi-tasking individuals who are trained to succeed in the wide & exciting world of graphic design.

Students are exposed to a wide range of graphic design & art direction techniques. This broad exposure enables students to focus on apply their skills on real Industry projects. Students will have the added advantage of an entire semester of Practical Internship with the best and most renowned companies in the Creative Industries.

At the end of the programme, they will also be able to develop effective strategies for goal setting, time management and to execute design concepts to a professional standard. They will be the new generation of highly skilled creative innovative global workforce!

Entry requirements
Pass an ‘O’ Level or an equivalent qualification from a recognition institution by the local Ministry of Education.

Programme Structure

Year 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
  • Creative and Innovation Studies
  • Drawing 1
  • Fundamental of Design
  • Introduction to Computer Skills
  • Presentation, Research & Study Skills
  • Professional Communication Skills 1
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design 1
  • Communication Graphics
  • Typography 1
  • Illustration 1
  • Professional Communication Skills 2

Year 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Business Planning
  • Leadership Skills & Competencies
  • Studio Tech
  • Photography
  • Typography 2
  • Multimedia Presentation Techniques 1
  • Illustration 2
  • Graphic Design 2

Year 3
Semester 5
Semester 6
  • Practical Internship
  • Project Report
  • Multimedia Presentation Techniques 2
  • Advertising & Publication
  • Packaging Design
  • Photography 2
  • Graphic Design 3