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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Graphic Design

Offered by: First City University College
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years (6 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to Univ.
Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
CampusFirst City UC
FacultyFaculty Design & Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAudio-visual Techniques & Media Production
Course Description

The 3 year programme covers core modules ranging from practical, theoretical work, and continuous assessment. Students will be able to demonstrate responsibility for managing their learning by evaluating their own progress and making autonomous decisions. They will also be able to communicate verbal and visual ideas effectively and professionally in a manner appropriate to the set brief.

The graduates of BA (Hons) Graphic Design will be able to:

  • To equip students with the essential professional, creative, intellectual and technical skills in order to work successfully within the profession of graphic design and related areas of employment;
  • To introduce students with the practice of research and the analysis of information, the formation of sound independent judgements through reflection and evaluation and the presentation of well-reasoned arguments;
  • To develop students of distinctive personal visual skills and personal vision; encouraged through exciting and challenging practical and theoretical projects during the course of the programme;
  • To encourage students to take their place in the world as an individual, fully aware of the roles and responsibilities of professional design practice and the ability to contextualise design within global, social and cultural frameworks;
  • To prepare students to start the habit of life-long learning;
Curriculum
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Design Studio Design Studio Design Studio
Visual Culture Visual Culture Visual Culture
Historical and Theoretical Studies Work Placement / Internship  

MPU Compulsory Subjects - All Malaysian and International students are required to take 5 MPU compulsory subjects.

Entry Requirements

Foundation In Art & Design or UEC (art & design stream) or equivalent qualifications or STPM / A- Levels/ Diploma in relevant studies with appropriate art portfolio will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Intake Months

January, May, September

Career Prospects

Art direction, design consultancies, advertising agencies, television graphics, publishing and multimedia companies, motion graphics companies, post-production firms, visual merchandising, branding and identify agencies, illustration companies, packaging design consultancies and in0house graphic departments.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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