Diploma in Digital Photography

Faculty of Design Innovation (R/213/4/0251)(MQA/A6534)9/20

This programme is committed towards providing a comprehensive course that covers the basic photography skills in acquiring knowledge and research, and applying them to solve visual problems.

Students will be able to translate ideas into visual form. The photographs that they produce will certainly be at par with industry demands. They will also be able to develop effective strategies for goal setting, time management and execute photography concepts to a professional standard.

The programme consists of subjects covering different types of photography such as fashion, photojournalism, fine art, commercial, advertising and etc. This unique hand-on course prepares students for a career in photography industry, and teaches not only to become good with cameras, but to enhance their knowledge and unleash their creativity to be professional yet able to build a strong personal style in their execution.

Show Programme Structure

Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Creative and Innovation Studies Basic Lighting Techniques
Introduction to Computer Skills Elements Of Digital Photography
English Language Proficiency 1 Photographic Studies
Fundamentals of Design Photojournalism 1
Drawing 1 English Language Proficiency 2
Presentation Research Study Skills Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local Students) OR

Select One:

  • Decision Making Skills
  • Thinking Skills
  • Entrepreneurship

  • Malaysian Studies 2 (Local Students)
  • Communication – Malay Language 1 (International Students)
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Intro to Digital Photography Advanced Digital Imaging
Basic Black & White Digital Photography Fashion Photography 2
Photojournalism 2 Commercial Photography 2
Commercial Photography 1 Adv. Experimental Black & White Digital Photography
Fashion Photography 1 English Language Proficiency 4
English Language Proficiency 3 Co-Curriculum
Select One:

  • Constitution and Society of Malaysia
  • Comparison of Ethics

Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Final Project Industry Training
Principles Of Entrepreneurship
Digital Photo Art
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