Diploma in Graphic Design Technology @ Limkokwing University of Creative Technology

Diploma in Graphic Design Technology

FACULTY OF CREATIVE ARTS & LIFESTYLE (FCAL) (R2/214/4/0104)(04/2024)(A10222)

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!

Show Programme Structure


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
Alumni Profile
Nizar Khalid M Al Thobaiti

Nizar Khalid M Al Thobaiti

Consulting Manager

“The creativity, professionalism in writing, and advertising skills have been some of the more important skills I picked up during my days at Limkokwing.”

Career Opportunities
  • Art Director
  • Illustrator
  • Photographer
  • 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

The creative multimedia industry has a lot of exciting opportunities not just in film production, animation, interactive content, games development and mobile content, but also in education, publishing and healthcare. It has become one of the most desired industries in the world.

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