ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION

(A7765) | JPT/BPP(K)1000-600/WP131(12)

In collaboration with Raffles College of Higher Education Singapore

Intakes: January, April, July & October

Duration: 27 months, Full-time

MALAYSIA

ENTRY REQUIREMENT
SPM / IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits
(including English); or
Senior Middle 3 (UEC): Grades BBB
(including English); or
International High School Equivalent

ENGLISH COMPETENCY
IELTS 5.5; or
Credit in SPM English 1119; or
Credit in O-Level English / IGCSE

International

ENTRY REQUIREMENT
IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits
(including English); or
International High School Equivalent

ENGLISH COMPETENCY
IELTS 5.5

COURSE OVERVIEW

The study of Graphic Design involves an in-depth understanding of a Graphic Designer’s role in history, society and research. Students will have the opportunity to explore issues of culture, economics and social implications of graphic design solutions. Through major practical projects, students will hone their multi-disciplinary skills to offer creative and practical solutions, preparing them for challenging careers combining creativity, concepts and computer software skills in the highly competitive advertising and publishing industries.

  • Graphic Design and Culture
  • Design Principles
  • Drawing for Designers
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Typography I
  • Colour for Designers
  • Page Layout
  • Digital and Applied Illustration
  • Image Processing
  • Digital Photography
  • Advanced Layout and Production
  • Graphic Production
  • Identity System
  • Packaging Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Academic Research and Communication Skills
  • Typography 2
  • Web Design Principles
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Publication Design
  • Independent Research
  • Portfolio I
  • Internship (Visual Communication)
  • Portfolio 2
  • U1: Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian)
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • U2: Creativity and Problem Solving
  • U3: Moral and Ethics in Malaysian Society
  • U4: Co-curriculum

STUDENT SHOWCASE

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

In today’s economy, where the marketplace increasingly rewards creativity more than knowledge alone, graphic designers are in high demand. Their career can take many different pathways. Some graphic designers specialise in a particular skill, such as typography or editorial design, others may pursue careers as creative director or strategic planners.

Career options include:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Editorial Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Typographer
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Brand and Packaging Designer
  • Creative Director

FURTHER STUDIES OPPORTUNITIES

RAFFLES UNIVERSITY ISKANDAR
Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication student will receive advanced standing entry to Raffles University Iskandar’s Bachelor of Graphic Design (Honours)

For more information:
http://www.raffles-university.edu.my/features/our-programmes/undergraduate-programme/bachelor-of-graphic-design

RAFFLES SINGAPORE
BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Top Up) – awarded by Coventry University, United Kingdom

For more information:
https://www.studyatraffles.com/singapore/graphic-design

TESTIMONIAL

HOW WEI ZHONG
Graduation Year: 2011 | Visual Communication
Senior Art Director at TBWA Shanghai

“My first deciding factor was that I could go to different Raffles Colleges in different countries. Secondly, Raffles had a degree course. Thirdly, Raffles had a range of International lecturers and I liked the fact that we were in smaller classes which connected us student with lecturers much easier. ”

RAFFLES ALUMNI

We produce graduates who are well respected and successful in their creative careers.All our students leave as young professionals, ready for industry and the workforce. You can expect a vibrant and dynamic nurturing learning experience that will see your transformation into a world-class professional.

See more at http://raffles.edu.my/raffles-alumni/

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