Course Overview

Wish to pursue professional careers in Illustration industry?
The objective of this course is to train creative illustrators who are capable and competent in producing creative, innovative, quality and outstanding illustrative design works. The course emphasises on the exploration of diverse concepts and ideas with manual and digital expressive skills and techniques.
 
The area of studies encompasses a wide variety of styles and approaches in illustration which ranges from realistic, analytical and interpretative to expressive. The course reinforces the importance of research, investigation and experimentation in the process of image making to provide a focus on the problem solving. Our course provides industry-relevant curriculums; an integrated, cross disciplinary approach that prepares students who are working within the creative industries across a diverse range of disciplines.
  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Art & Design Fundamentals
  • 3D Studies
  • Visual Communication 1
  • Drawing 1
  • Painting 1
  • History of Art 1
  • English
  • Penghayatan Etika & Peradaban

Semester 2

  • Visual Communication 2
  • Digital Imaging & Text 1
  • Painting & Drawing
  • Illustration 1
  • Typography 1
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Writing Skills or Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Illustration 2
  • Life Drawing 1
  • Promotional Design
  • Digital Imaging & Text 2
  • Photography 1

Semester 4

  • Community Project
  • Illustration 3
  • Life Drawing 2
  • Basic Advertising & Marketing
  • Interactive & Moving Images 1

Year 3

Semester 5

  • Illustration 4
  • Interactive & Moving Images 2
  • 3D Modeling

Industrial Training

Semester 6

  • Illustration 5
  • 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.
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Career Opportunities

• Illustrator and designer for:
   – Publisher – print & online media
   – Animation Studio
   – Advertising / Design Agency
   – Commercial Production Company
• Graphic Designer
• Theatre Backdrop Artist & Designer
• Mural Artist & Designer
• Comic Artist / Graphic Novelist
• Commercial Artist
• Concept Artist
• Art Teacher / Instructor
• Freelancer – Independent Design Studio, etc.

Alumni

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    (graduated in 1999)
    Professional Photographer and Founder – Photo Journey Studio, KL. Malaysia

    LOKE YEK MANG, MANGO
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    (graduated in 1999)
    Principal – Summer Academy, PJ. Malaysia

    LIM AI LIN, AIRYN
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    (graduated in 2001)
    Director – Black Keyz Group Sdn Bhd, KL. Malaysia
    Founder & Creative Director – Mack Zack Limited, Hong Kong

    JACK LAU KAR KIT
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    (graduated in 2004)
    Director – Onthree Sdn. Bhd. KL. Malaysia

    TEOK CHEE LONG
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    (graduated in 2004)
    Senior Creative Designer – Intel Corporation, Penang, Malaysia

    GOAY TING LING, GRACE
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    (graduated in 2007)
    Senior Art Director – DR Pte. Ltd. Singapore

    JAMES NG HANG LIM
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    (graduated in 2009)
    Concept Artist and Animator – FunnyFlux Entertainment, Seoul, Korea

    LIM ZHI CHUAN
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    (graduated in 2012)
    Cartoonist – Malaysiakini
    Graphic Designer – Dubook Press, KL. Malaysia

    AMIN LANDAK
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    (graduated in 2013)
    Concept Artist – Funnyflux Entertainment, Seoul, Korea

    ERIC TEE KIM THIAM
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    (graduated in 2014)
    Founder & Creative Designer – Oka.studios & Valiant-Beads, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

    OLIVER KAH ADAM
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