MQA/FA9057  | KPT/R/213/4/0330 (12/2027)

Awarded by Raffles College of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January / May / September
Duration: 2 years 4 months, Full-time

Course Fees:
RM 52,400 (International)


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

Pass Portfolio Review or Interview
conducted by Raffles Kuala Lumpur


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

Pass Portfolio Review or Interview
conducted by Raffles Kuala Lumpur

Other Equivalent English Competency


The Diploma in Creative New Media Technology is a convergence of art, design, and technology to provide students with related broad-based knowledge, advanced skills, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, visual expression, and communication to contribute to the creative economy within the contemporary design, media, and communications industries.

The approach to this course is both conceptual and practical. The main aim is to provide well-rounded creative leadership to students in order to enable them to handle issues of the converging media as visionary professionals who possess the required know-how and professionalism in giving breadth and depth to every challenge they encounter while infusing aesthetics and the latest technology.

With a strong industry focus, the course is designed for students who are interested in applying their creativity to communicating ideas and concepts in both print and digital media. The course includes extensive hands-on training in industry-standard software and tools which allow students to present their solutions in a variety of formats.

The Diploma in Creative New Media Technology will push the industry to new heights and empower more young individuals’ spirit of techno-preneurship.

  • Design Basic
  • Design and Culture
  • Drawing for Designers
  • Design Thinking and Creative Solution
  • Fundamentals of Typography
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Digital Illustration
  • Colour Concept
  • Law for Creative Industry
  • Introduction to Coding
  • Layout Design
  • 3D Techniques
  • Digital Photography
  • Prepress Technique and Digital Printing
  • Digital Typography
  • Motion Graphics
  • User Interaction Design
  • Multimedia Authoring I
  • Multimedia Authoring II
  • Brand Identity Design
  • Web Development
  • Online Advertising
  • Creative Portfolio
  • Final Project
  • Industrial Training
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • U1: Philosophy and Current Issues
  • U2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Malaysian without Credit in Bahasa Melayu)
  • U2: Entrepreneurship
  • U3: Moral Issues in Malaysian Society
  • U4: Co-curricular

Why Creative New Media Technology


We all know what a spoonful of pure talent mixed with drops of boiling passion can create. Believe it or not, the magic works wonders! At Raffles Kuala Lumpur, we want to inspire this magic and spark the fire within each of us. To shine bright whilst staying true to ourselves. Raffles Kuala Lumpur believes even the smallest spark, can ignite the fire inside us.

For the complete portfolio: RKL Visual Design – Portfolio (myportfolio.com)


Areas of employment include:

  • Digital Creative Director
  • Junior Art Director
  • Digital Designer / Visual Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • UI / UX Designer
  • Web Designer / Creative Coder
  • Illustrator
  • Typographer
  • Brand and Packaging Designer
  • Editorial Designer
  • 3D Generalist
  • Motion Artist / Creative Technologist

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.


AXA AFFIN Life Insurance #LetsGoForLife, is a collaboration project with our Diploma in Creative New Media Technology students to develop and design digital campaigns for #letsgoforlife to encourage young adults, targeting 20-30-year-olds to get the best benefits of life, thus leading to an interest in health, wealth, and critical care products.


Students who are enrolled in Raffles benefit from a quality education with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry. This enables them to improve their career opportunities.

Studying in a multi-national environment enables our students to expand their personal network, be exposed to international perspectives, and greatly enhance career opportunities beyond their home country.

BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Top-Up) – Awarded by Coventry University, United Kingdom

The BA (Hons) Graphic Design course pushes you to become an independent designer with a conscience and boundless imagination. In doing so, you will be guided to explore your own passions, as well as adapt to changing briefs and diverse audiences. This is aligned with four key pillars that define the course’s ethos: experimentation, critical thinking, community, and vocation.

  • Bridging Modules
    Design Studio 2
    Advertising Design 2
    Packaging Design
  • Core Modules
    Design Context 3
    Design Practice 3
    Personal Development Planning: Creative Futures

    Typography 3
    Visual Communication 3
  • Elective (Choose 1)
    Design Promotion
    Global Experience in Art and Design
    How to Set Up a Freelance Business

BA (Hons) Digital Media (Top-Up) – Awarded by Coventry University, United Kingdom

The BA (Hons) Digital Media primary focus is on creative production in the field of media using digital tools in 3D modeling, application development, immersive technologies, and audio and video production among others. The course focuses on laying a flexible foundation of skills that will prepare you for a changing digital and technological landscape. On successful graduation, you can seek out roles in digital marketing and advertising, IoT development, UI/UX design and testing, web and mobile app development, and, increasingly, in augmented reality/virtual reality development.

  • Bridging Modules
    Motion Graphics and Effects 2
    User Interaction Design 2
    Creative Media
  • Core Modules
    Analysing Media ad Communication
    Final Digital Media Research Project
    Professional Practice Portfolio

    Research and Development in Digital Media
  • Elective (Choose 1)
    Design Promotion
    Global Experience in Art and Design
    How to Set Up a Freelance Business

Course Duration: 1 Year 3 Months

Upon completion of the Diploma in Creative New Media Technology, our student will receive an advanced standing entry to:

Raffles University’s Bachelor of Design Degree programmes:

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