Diploma in Graphic Design

This comprehensive programme develops creative talent & exposes students to the competition in the global graphic design market.

Art & Design Diploma 2.5 Years (Inclusive of internship) From RM 45,798
  • Provides the technical know-how necessary for a challenging and exciting career in the creative industry.
  • Learn a wide range of skills including desktop publishing, photography, typography, editorial, illustration, packaging design, advertising design & marketing.
  • Develops abilities in problem solving, conceptualisation, idea development and visual communication.
  • Exposure to real-life projects, industry competitions & enriching field trips.


Common Core / Core Fundamental

  • Introduction to Storyboarding
  • Digital Imaging
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Fundamentals of English
  • Digital Photography
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Visual Communication

MPU Subjects

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Co-curriculum
  • Green Future Malaysia
  • Malaysia Studies 2 (Local students) / Communicating in Malay 1B (International students)
  • Media Literacy for Personal Branding

*For Malaysian students who do not have a credit in SPM BM.

Programme Core / Areas of Concentration

  • Advertising Design
  • Brand Communication
  • Computer Graphics 1
  • Computer Graphics 2
  • UI/UX Design & Development
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Major Project
  • Packaging Design
  • Professional Practice (Design)
  • Typography 1
  • Typography 2

Elective Modules (choose one)

  • 3D Studies
  • Sustainable Design

Industry Attachment (Compulsory)

  • Industry Work Placement Programme
CampusLocal StudentsInternational Students
INTI International College SubangApprox. RM 45,798Approx. RM 45,798

Candidates will normally be expected to possess any one of the following qualifications listed below AND to meet the English language requirements.

Entry LevelEntry Requirements
SPM3Cs and pass in Art subjects
UEC3Bs and pass in Art subjects
STPMMinimum 1C and minimum CGPA 2.00
A LevelPass 'A' Level with minimum 1 subject
SKMLevel 3 in Art and Design Field with 1 credit in SPM
CertificatePass the certificate in related field
Technical and Vocational CertificateRelated Technical and Vocational Certificate or equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government, with one year related working experiences OR 1 semester bridging programme.
OthersRecognized Art and Design Certificate or equivalent qualification that recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND Pass Portfolio Review or Art Test conducted by the College for candidate who does not have a pass in Art Subject.

Candidates who do not have a credit in Art may be required to take a Placement Test to determine their suitability for the course. Applicants are also required to demonstrate proficiency in English, a pass in SPM/O-Levels English or have studied subjects that require a satisfactory level in English.

Note: International students are subject to meet entry requirements that reflect similar qualifications and experience as stated above.
To find country-specific entry requirements visit our international entry requirement page

Campuses & Intakes

Note: International students are subject to placement guidelines. Please check with a student counsellor.

You can launch your career in one of these fields:

  • Art Director
  • Copywriter
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Magazine Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Photographer
  • Web Designer

Students learn a wide range of skills, which includes desktop publishing, photography, typography, editorial, illustration, packaging design, advertising design and marketing. The programme also develops students’ abilities in problem-solving, conceptualisation, idea development and visual communication techniques, as well as the ability to translate an idea into a viable economic proposition.

In addition, students are exposed to real-life projects, industry competitions, enriching field trips to galleries and professional design studios as well as rigorous internships to ensure industry-readiness.

Industry Partners

  • AmBank
  • Canon Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Carrefour Malaysia
  • Embassy of Sweden
  • Fusionwave
  • KPMG Malaysia
  • Leo Burnett (M) Sdn Bhd
  • McCann Worldgroup
  • Naga DDB Worldwide
  • Newwebpick.com
  • Octagon Creative Sdn Bhd
  • Omnicom Media Group (Malaysia)
  • Saatchi & Saatchi (Malaysia)
  • Sony (M) Sdn Bhd
  • wREGA
Financial Assistance
INTI International College Subang: KPT/JPT(R/214/4/0072)04/2023 - MQA/FA2771

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