Diploma in Graphic Design Technology
Faculty of Design Innovation KPT/JPS (KR10222) 04/14
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!
|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|
|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|
|Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B*|
| 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|
Pang Khee Teik
Arts Programme Director, Annexe Gallery
I think schools that teach creativity have an important role to play in challenging our artists to empower our collective imagination.
- Art Director
- Desktop Publishing Specialist
- Image Touch-up Designer
- Advertising Manager
- Graphic Designer
- Packaging Designer
- Communications Designer
- Stationery Designer
- Set Designer
- Magazine or Newspaper Designer
- Web Page Designer
- Exhibition Designer
- Event Production Manager
About the Industry
Art & design is the application of design and aesthetics to objects of function and everyday use. Whereas fine arts serve as intellectual stimulation to the viewer or academic sensibilities, the applied arts incorporate design and creative ideals to objects of utility, such as a cup, magazine or decorative park bench. There is considerable overlap between the field and that of the decorative arts; to some extent they are alternative terms.
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