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Diploma in Visual Communication

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Diploma in Visual Communication

DIPLOMA IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION

MQA/FA 4739 | KPT/R/213/4/0314 | (07/2024)

The Diploma in Visual Communication gives students the theoretical and practical design knowledge and skills needed to become professionals in the graphic design industry. Students hone their capabilities in devising creative and practical solutions through studio-based learning projects, combined with critical thinking, conceptualisation and computer software skills.

Programme Length: 2 years 4 months
Programme Credit: 90 credit hours
Intakes: January/May/September

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Diploma in Visual Communication
Internship Included Programme
Participate Real Industry Project
Create comprehensive design through design process

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Diploma in Visual Communication
  • Graphic Designer
  • Corporate Identity Designer
  • Editorial Designer
  •  Packaging Designer
  • Illustrator

PROGRAMME MODULES

Diploma in Visual Communication
Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Reading
  • English for Communication
  • Foundation Sketching and Drawing for Designers
  • History of 20th Century Design and Culture
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1/ Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Design Principles
  • Colours for Designers
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • U2: Teamwork and Leadership / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Digital and Applied Illustration
  • Fundamentals of Typography
Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
  •  Malaysian Economy
  • Digital Photography
  • Creative Techniques
  • Fundamentals of Page Layout
  • Video & Motion Graphic
  • Packaging Design
  • Web Design
  • Identity System Design
  • U4: Co-Curricular
  • Final Project
  • Publication Design
  • Portfolio
Semester 1
  • Internship

Prissy CHIA
Visual Communication (2019)

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The programme structure of RU is extremely up-to-date with the standard of the current industry. The programme is designed for students to really understand the content both in a theoretical and practical manner. This programme enabled me to work collaboratively with others through face-to-face discussions and online platforms.

TAN Yuan Yi
Graphic Design (2017)

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I am honoured to be studying Graphic Design in Raffles University  as the university has given me a good platform to solidify what has been my passion since childhood. I have learnt ow to use my passion for design in a matured way and it makes me ready to face any challenges in the future

TIEW Jing Yi
Graphic Design (2017)

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The biggest achievement for me at RU was developing a positive attitude and the confidence of public speaking when proudly showcasing my artwork in front of people. I was trained to think critically and develop my technical software skills.

I will always be grateful to all my lecturers who had nurtured me into a professional graphic designer!

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Prissy CHIA
Visual Communication (2019)

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The programme structure of RU is extremely up-to-date with the standard of the current industry. The programme is designed for students to really understand the content both in a theoretical and practical manner. This programme enabled me to work collaboratively with others through face-to-face discussions and online platforms.

TAN Yuan Yi
Graphic Design (2017)

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I am honoured to be studying Graphic Design in Raffles University  as the university has given me a good platform to solidify what has been my passion since childhood. I have learnt ow to use my passion for design in a matured way and it makes me ready to face any challenges in the future

TIEW Jing Yi
Graphic Design (2017)

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The biggest achievement for me at RU was developing a positive attitude and the confidence of public speaking when proudly showcasing my artwork in front of people. I was trained to think critically and develop my technical software skills.

I will always be grateful to all my lecturers who had nurtured me into a professional graphic designer!

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Diploma in Visual Communication

SPM: Credits in 3 subjects
O-level: Credits in 3 subjects
UEC: 
3Bs

Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis

Additional Requirement: Pass “RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview

IELTS: 4.0
TOEFL Paper: 397
MUET: Band 2
GCE O Level /1119: Grade D
UEC: English B6
SPM: English C

IELTS: 4
TOEFL Paper: 397
TOEFL iBT: 30 – 31
PTE: 30
CAE: 160
CPE: 180
MUET: Band 2

PROGRAMME FEE

Diploma in Visual Communication

Contact us to receive the latest information about the tuition fee.

Click here to check the available scholarship.

Application Fee: RM4,500

Admission Fee: RM11,000

Indicative Tuition Fee:
Year 1: RM17,400
Year 2: RM17,400
Year 2: RM5,250

Total Fee: RM 55,550
(Approx.  USD 14,000)