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The One Academy (TOA)

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • 4 MyQuest
Campus setting Urban
Living cost RM 1,500 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 20%
Institution type Private

About The One Academy (TOA)

The One Academy was established in 1991 to deal with a shortage of quality creative workforce. It aimed to develop creative talents for the industry and gained popular traction in only five years. Now it is known as a top international art & design institution with more than 20 years of creative education experience. They are fully accredited by Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Ministry of Education. TOA is carrying affliations with reputable design universities and colleges worldwide amd continues to produce innovative creative graduates that go around the world to win numerous accolades and awards for their creative solutions.

The One Academy offers programmes for Diploma and Bachelor's Degree levels and is organised into seven schools:

  • School of Advertising & Graphic Design
  • School of Digital Animation
  • School of Multimedia Design
  • School of Illustration
  • School of Interior Design
  • School of Fine Arts
  • School of Fashion Design & Pattern Making


Campus information

The campus is within walking distance of the urban surroundings. It is easy accessible and there is Sunway Pyramid :a mall with plenty of products and services to explore in the shape of a pyramid.

Nearby the campus you will find housing, recreation and more. 

The facilities of Bandar Sunway Campus:

  • 2D Animation Laboratory
  • 3D Animation Lab
  • Audio Visual Hall
  • Computer Graphic Lab
  • Contemplation & Recreation
  • Counselling Room
  • Degree Base Room
  • Digital Art Lab
  • Digital Print Room
  • Field Research On Brands
  • Game Room
  • General Discuss Room
  • ID Drafting Room
  • ID Material Library
  • Incubation Laboratory
  • Interior Design Classroom
  • Interior Design Lab
  • International Office
  • Lecturer Lounge
  • Library
  • Life Drawing Classroom
  • Manikin Studio
  • Market-Proven Design Reference
  • Multimedia Labs
  • One TGV AV Hall
  • Photography Studio
  • Print Room
  • Real World Business Promotions
  • Reception Lobby
  • Sound Recording Studio
  • Student Lounge
  • Student Services Department
  • The One Gallery
  • Ubisoft Incubation Centre
  • Video Lab



There are accommodation units provided for outstation students, with 11 furnished accommodations carefully selected to make your study life comfortable and carefree. The One Academy Student Hostel is designed to provide a homelike environment and an independent living for students. All accommodation units are equipped for the convenience of students, and are located within walking distance from The One Academy campus itself.

  • All hostel units are fully furnished. 
  • Weekly housekeeping is provided for all hostels.


  • bed & mattress
  • study table & chair
  • wardrobe
  • curtains
  • dining table set
  • television
  • fridge
  • water heater
  • washing machine



Courses available 10

Architecture, Building 1 Computer Science, IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 10 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Mass Communication & Media 1


Reviews 5

currently working in china as a designer, been working with company like tencent, tik tok and also alibaba tao bao. Thanks to The One Penang, which provides me the relevant skill for me to grow my career.
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i have studied in The One Academy Penang, thus they did provided the need skill for me to work in an advertising firm. Because of the intensive training that the one penang provides, now i feel easy and well prepared for my current job.
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