PROGRAMMES OFFERED

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).

 

  • Certificate in Art and Design (N/211/3/0038) December 2023 (MQA/PA11240)
  • 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 Music (R2/212/4/0001) July 2021 (MQA/FA1509)
  • Diploma in Textile and Fashion Design (R2/214/4/0009) July 2021 (MQA/FA1515)
  • Diploma in Event Management (N/812/4/0194) July 2024 (MQA/PA11381)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design 3+0 in collaboration with Birmingham City University, UK (N/581/6/0111) October 2023 (MQA/PA11334) 

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 Requirements
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 two (2) A4 size drawings (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
    1. Grade 5 in practical and theory for piano (A.B.R.S.M. certificate or equivalent); or
    2. Grade 4 in practical and theory for other musical instruments (A.B.R.S.M. certificate or equivalent); or
    3. Pass audition arranged by MIA.
Diploma in Event Management
(N/812/4/0194) July 2024 (MQA/PA11381)
  • SPM with minimum 3 credits in any subjects and passes in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah; or
  • Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian government.
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)
  • Pass STPM with minimum 2 Grade C including a pass in SPM English; or
  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum 5 Grade B including a pass in English; or
  • Pass A-Level with minimum 2 Grade C; or
  • Pass Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in relevant recognized field or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00; or Other qualification recognized by the government of Malaysia; AND
    1. Pass Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with at least Band 1; and
    2. Credit in English 1119 or any English qualification recognized by BCU; and
    3. Submit Portfolio. For applicants with Diploma qualification, please submit your final year Diploma Project Portfolio (to be saved in CD in pdf format, file size less than 5MB. Email is also acceptable).