Diploma in Graphic Design

Diploma in
GRAPHIC DESIGN
R/213/4/0236(A5775)05/20

 

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Strong Graphic Design enables an organization to effectively deliver its message to its audience and market. The need for capable Graphic Designers has never been more critical to an organisation’s success.

ALFA’s Graphic Design programme is a direct response to industry needs. The curriculum is rooted in the fundamentals of design and visual communication, which includes the study of illustration, form and composition, colour theory, typography, character development, packaging, corporate identity and advertising.

A semester-long internship reinforces the student’s learning with real-world experience, which provides the ALFA graduates with a decisive advantage when entering the job market.

A bright future lies ahead for the Graphic Design professional, and the diploma programme provides the skills you need to get started. At ALFA College you learn the ‘Yes, I Can’ attitude that wins friends and emboldens you to out-perform all others.

Entry Requirement:

SPM / UEC / O-Level or equivalent
Minimum 3 credits

Duration:

2.5 – 3 years (Full-Time)

Intake:

January, April, August

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Publication Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Illustrator
  • Freelance Designer
  • Package Designer
  • Production Manager
  • DTP Artist
  • Photographer
  • House Designer
  • Ephemera Designer
  • Event / Exhibition Designer
  • Digital Imager
  • Design Director
  • Retail Identity Designer
  • Services Bureau
  • Visualiser
  • Corporate Communication Designer


COURSE OUTLINE

If you want to take it to the next level, you have come to the right place.


Semester 1

  • Malaysian Studies 2 / *Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Emotional Management / **Bahasa Kebangsaan


Semester 2

  • Photography
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Basic Drawing & Colour Theory
  • Computer Graphics I
  • Contextual Studies


Semester 3

  • Typography
  • Visual Drawing
  • Design Methodology I
  • Concept Development
  • Computer Graphics II
  • History of Art & Design


Semester 1

  • Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
  • Community Service


Semester 2

  • Design Methodology II-Art Direction
  • Illustration
  • Advanced Typography
  • Promotional Design
  • Digital Page Layout
  • English – Research Writing


Semester 3

  • User-Interface Design
  • Advertising Photography
  • Publication Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Design Theory & Computer Design Context


Semester 1

  • Industrial Attachment


Semester 2

  • Creative Advertising
  • Corporate Identity
  • New Media Design
  • Professional Practice


Semester 3

  • Final Project
  • Copywriting

*Compulsory subject for all International Students
**SPM Students without a credit in Bahasa Melayu are required to take Bahasa Kebangsaan as a compulsory subject. SPM students with a pass in Bahasa Melayu are required to take the Emotional Management subject.

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Diploma in GRAPHIC DESIGN

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