Course Overview

Wish to pursue professional careers in visual communications industry?
The Graphic Design course is a platform to train potential graphic designers who are able to provide design and visual solutions that meet the clients’ demands.

 

Students will have the opportunity to learn manual skills and exploration of conventional as well as contemporary media in communication designs. This course covers areas such as advertising and marketing, corporate identity, publication design, packaging design, typography, illustration, computer graphics and photography into communication design. Our Graphic Design students will also learn the skills of advanced computer software and digital design. Aside from soft skills, students will learn critical thinking, creative and innovative conceptual designs that will prepare them for their future in the creative industry.
  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Art & Design Fundamentals
  • 3D Studies
  • Visual Communication 1
  • Drawing 1
  • History of Art 1
  • English
  • Malaysian Studies 2 or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

Semester 2

  • Visual Communication 2
  • Painting & Drawing
  • Typography 1
  • Photography 1
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Writing Skills or Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Communication Ethics
  • Promotional Design
  • Packaging Design 1
  • Typography 2
  • Photography 2
  • Digital Imaging & Text 2

Semester 4

  • Community Project
  • Publication Design (Book)
  • Packaging Design 2
  • Typography 3
  • Basic Advertising & Marketing
  • Interactive & Moving Images 1

Year 3

Semester 5

  • Brand Identity
  • Publication Design (Magazine)
  • Interactive & Moving Images 2
  • 3D Modeling

Industrial Training

Semester 6

  • Final Project
  • Professional Business Practice

 

Campus Life

 
MIA is a community of lively young artists in the making. At MIA, students will find themselves experiencing and exploring new creative forms, expressions of various kind of arts and skills that will contribute to their future careers. To enhance the live and learn experience, we provide an ideal hands-on learning environment, classrooms and facilities for our students as well as living facilities close to campus. With the growing numbers of amenities around the campus such as a shopping mall and an upcoming convention centre, MIA is located in an area where students can truly live and learn to the fullest.

Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designers
  • Typographers
  • Packaging Designer
  • Production Supervisors
  • Visualizer
  • Animator
  • Publication Designers
  • Art Directors
  • DTP Artists
  • Display Artists
  • Web Designers

Alumni

  • “It feels great achieving a goal”

    Tai Joesson
  • “Learning in this college has given me many opportunities to grow”

    Lois Lee Hui Yee
  • “It has given me a good learning curve in design education”

    Lai Yin Syen
  • “I have discovered new dimensions in creativity and opportunity”

    Suzanne Lim Sy Syuen
  • “I have learned that creativity is such a powerful communicator”

    Foong Zi Yan