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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

ENTRY REQUIREMENT ENGLISH CONPETENCY

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

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

International
IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
International High School Equivalent

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.

COURSE MODULE

• 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

MPU (MOHE Compulsory General Studies Modules)

U1: Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian) U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
U2: Creativity and Problem Solving
U3: Moral and Ethics in Malaysian Society




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 received 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. ”

CHAI SUEK MEI
Graduation Year: 2010 | Visual Communication
Co-Founder of Design Union, a Good Reason and Miracle Watts.

“Malaysian graphic designers are multidisciplinary and multitalented; we can do a lot of things, and we’re very diverse.”

As a prime example, Suek Mei co-founded the risograph print studio A Good Reason – the first in Kuala Lumpur with colour ink, and she is also the founder of Miracle Watts, an interior, signage and wayfinding consultancy.




Call us at +6 03 2164 1059 and have a chat with our Education Consultant to know more about this course or click here to send in an enquiry form.

 

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