Diploma in Graphic Design Technology

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology
Study mode
Full-time, Online
3 years
July August
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 51,500
Total tuition fee (foreign)
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About this course

As new creative and innovative ways to communicate an idea, product or service proliferate, there is a greater demand for graphic designers in the graphic design and advertising industry.

The Diploma in Graphic Design Technology programme is a comprehensive course designed to provide the relevant skills through knowledge and research, and apply them to design solutions for industry-related projects. Our graduates are versatile, industry savvy, multi-skilled individuals who are trained to succeed in the exciting glamorous world of advertising and graphic design.

Students are exposed to a wide range of graphics and visual techniques. This broad exposure enables students to specialise in a particular discipline such as illustration, photography, advertising and multimedia. Upon completion of semester 5 they will have the added advantage of 8 weeks of internship training in the industry during the semester break.

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

Entry Requirements

1. Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/O-Level) or its equivalent with a minimum of five credits including Bahasa Melayu OR

2. Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with minimum of three credits with a Pass in Bahasa Melayu and two years of working experience in a related area / field OR

3. Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with minimum of one credit and a Pass in Bahasa Melayu) and a skill certificate in Art and Design at level 3 Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) OR

4. Equivalent qualification and / or experience which is recognized by the Senate / institution. AND A pass in an interview and a drawing test.

5. English Proficiency Requirement for International student
IELTS 4.0 OR TOEFL iBT 30-31 OR PBT 397 OR CAE 154(Cambridge Advance English) OR CPE 154(Cambridge Proficiency English) OR CFE 142-146(Cambridge First English) OR PTE 30(Pearson Test of English Academic) OR MUET Band 2


Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Communication Studies 1 Communication Studies 2
Creative Studies 1 Design Studies 2
Analytical Drawing Creative Studies 2
Life Drawing 1 History of Art
Design Studies 1 Life Drawing 2
Moral/Islamic Studies* Photographic Studies 1
  Malaysian Studies



Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Communication Studies 3 Computer Graphics 2
Design Studies 3 Design Studies 4
Design History Photography Studies 3
Computer Graphics 1 Sociology and Design
Photography Studies 2 Illustration 1
Media Exploration  
Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B*  



Year 3 
 Semester 5 Semester 6 
Professional Studies Advertising 2
Major Project 1 Photography 2
Advertising 1 Illustration 3
Photography 1 Multimedia 2
Illustration 2 Major Project 2
Multimedia 1 Industrial Placement

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