PROGRAMMES OFFERED

Malaysian Institute of Art offers full-time programmes in the following disciplines. All programmes are approved by the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) and accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Art & Design Programmes

  Certificate in Art and Design
(N/211/3/0038) December 2023 (MQA/PA11240)
  Diploma in Fine Art   Diploma in Illustration   Diploma in Interior Design
(R2/211/4/0004) July 2021 (MQA/FA1510) (R2/213/4/0011) July 2021 (MQA/FA1511) (R2/581/4/0083) July 2021 (MQA/FA1514)
  Diploma in Textile & Fashion        Design   Diploma in Graphic Design   Diploma in Industrial Design
(R2/214/4/0009) July 2021 (MQA/FA1515) (R2/213/4/0009) July 2021 (MQA/FA1512) (R2/214/4/0010) July 2021 (MQA/FA1513)
  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Interior
       Architecture and Design 3+0 in
       collaboration with Birmingham
       City University, UK
(N/581/6/0111) Oct 2023 (MQA/PA11334)
Music Programme

  Diploma in Music
(R2/212/4/0001) July 2021 (MQA/FA1509)

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (MALAYSIAN STUDENTS ONLY)

Applicants who fulfilled the following minimum entry requirement can apply to study at MIA by submitting the relevant application form together with a non-refundable application fee of RM 250

PROGRAMME MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
Certificate in Art and Design
(N/211/3/0038) December 2023 (MQA/PA11240)
SPM with minimum 1 credit in any     subjects and passes in Bahasa Malaysia     and Sejarah; or
UEC with minimum 1 Grade B in any     subjects; or
O-Level with minimum 1 Grade C in any     subjects; or
Any equivalent qualification recognized     by the Malaysian government.
Diploma in Fine Art
(R2/211/4/0004) July 2021 (MQA/FA1510)

Diploma in Graphic Design
(R2/213/4/0009) July 2021 (MQA/FA1512

Diploma in Interior Design
(R2/581/4/0083) July 2021 (MQA/FA1514)

Diploma in Illustration
(R2/213/4/0011) July 2021 (MQA/FA1511)

Diploma in Industrial Design
(R2/214/4/0010) July 2021 (MQA/FA1513)

Diploma in Textile and Fashion Design
(R2/214/4/0009) July 2021 (MQA/FA1515)

SPM with minimum 3 credits in any     subjects and passes in Bahasa Malaysia     and Sejarah; or
UEC with minimum 3 Grade B in any     subjects; or
O-Level with minimum 3 Grade C in any     subjects; or
Any other equivalent qualification     recognized by the Malaysian government;     AND
Submit a minimum of five (5) A3 size     (420mm x 297mm) drawings / paintings /     designs (personal choice of media,     technique and subject matter).
Diploma in Music
(R2/212/4/0001) July 2021 (MQA/FA1509)

SPM with minimum 3 credits in any     subjects and passes in Bahasa Malaysia     and Sejarah; or
UEC with minimum 3 Grade B in any     subjects; or
O-Level with minimum 3 Grade C in any     subjects; or
Any other equivalent qualification     recognized by the Malaysian government;     AND
    i. Obtained Grade 5 in theory and     practical for piano or Grade 4 in theory     and ;practical for other musical     instruments (A.B.R.S.M. certificate or     equivalent); or
    ii. Pass audition arranged by MIA.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design 3+0 in collaboration with Birmingham City University, UK
(N/581/6/0111) Oct 2023 (MQA/PA11334)

STPM with minimum 2 Grade C including     Mathematics and credit in SPM Bahasa     Malaysia, Pendidikan Seni / Lukisan     Kejuruteraan and pass SPM Bahasa     Inggeris; or
UEC with minimum 5 Grade B including     Mathematics and credit in SPM Bahasa     Malaysia or equivalent; or
A recognized Diploma in related field with     CGPA 2.00 and above; or
Pass Matriculation programme or     Foundation in related field with minimum     CGPA 2.00 and credit in SPM Bahasa     Malaysia or equivalent; or
Any other equivalent qualification     recognized by the Malaysian government;     AND
    i. Pass Malaysian University English Test     (MUET) with at least Band 1; and
    ii. Credit in English 1119 or any English     qualification recognized by BCU or     pass BCU’s English Placement Test; and
    iii. Submit a minimum of three (3) A3 size     (420mm x 297mm) drawings / paintings /     designs (personal choice of media,     technique and subject matter).
    Note: For applicants with Diploma     qualification, please also submit your final     year Diploma Project Portfolio (to be     saved in CD in pdf or jpeg format).