Design & Creative Arts

Studying Design and Creative Arts is the art of expressing your creative identity and turning it into your profession. This broad field covers various courses within the Creative Arts stream. Here are some courses within the field to consider!

Courses Under Design & Creative Arts

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Did you grow up watching Tom & Jerry? Is your favourite show on TV ‘The Simpsons’? Do you love the Pixar movies and the way the characters have slowly become more and more photorealistic? Finally, are you really good in art? If you are, then you may want to consider studying a course on Animation in Malaysia.

Animation is not just limited to children’s movies. It plays an essential element for movies and TV, shows and even short films such as action-packed blockbuster like James Bond’s 360-degree car explosions, high-octane video games like Counterstrike and informational public service announcements on TV. It includes the skill of a multimedia artist to create special effects, stop-motion animation or other visual images using computers or other electronic tools for products or creations.

Are you a fan of directors like James Cameron, Christopher Nolan and George Lucas? Do you admire the work that goes on behind the camera to create such an imaginative and colourful universe which translates onto the big screen for thousands to see? Do you live the level of detail that goes into making a feature length film, from the producers right down to the sound guy? Then you may want to study a course in Drama, Theatre and Film in Malaysia. Read on as we tell you more.

Cinematography, producing, editing, screenwriting, directing, shooting videos and a myriad of other film professional jobs will lead you to a creative and adventurous field. It can take years of study and experience to break into the film industry and cinch a professional title. Taking a course in this field requires unrelenting passion and a willingness to take on virtually any related roles along the way.

Have you always been the one to dress up in the group? Whether it be a small outing or a big gathering, your motto is ‘it’s better to overdress than underdress.’ Do you doodle designs wherever you can? Do you know who said, “Fashion come and go, but style is forever""? If you do, then you may want to consider studying Fashion Design in Malaysia.

A course in fashion design will appeal to those who love to study fashion trends, sketching designs, selecting materials and have a part in all the production process of designing apparels. The field of fashion designing have contributed to the creation of millions, if not billions of pieces of clothing and accessories purchased by consumers on a yearly basis. These designs can vary according to women's, men's and children's apparel, including sportswear, maternity wear, outerwear, underwear, formal wear, eyewear and footwear. There are also accessory designers who design belts, scarves, hats, handbags and hosiery.

Graphic Designers create visual communications seen every day, every minute, across the globe. Designers develop entertainment, advertising, news and features in all forms, including print publications (magazines, newspapers and brochures) and digital and broadcast media such as game machines, television, web browsers, social platforms and portable devices. As technology continually develops in complexity, graphics designers too have to improve their duties and skills. Read on for a complete guide to study Graphic Design in Malaysia.

A course in Graphic Design would inspire one to communicate ideas through advertisements, brochures and other marketing communication materials. Graphic Design would enable students to venture to specialised design firms as part of a collaborative team, while others being self-employed and work independently. This field enhances students’ creativity using complex graphic tools to manipulate text, images, animations and colour. You might not realise it but the newspaper you read or websites you usually browse, include the effort of a Graphic Designer.

Have you ever turned on the TV and are glued to a show in which a woman turned a house from a dump to a palace by decorating everything pristinely? Do you have a knack for choosing the right colours, fabrics, arranging and making a plain room feel more homely? Then you may want to consider studying Interior Design in Malaysia.

The study of Interior Design is more than just picking out fabrics and colours to create beautiful spaces. It is a profession combining extensive training with creativity, working with clients to develop design solutions that are safe, functional, attractive and meet the needs of the people using the space.

Did you know that multimedia is the term used to describe two or more types of media combined into a single package? Do you have a knack for computer programmes? Is your hero the infamous PewDiePie? If so, then you may want to discover more about Multimedia studies in Malaysia.

A course in Multimedia provides students with the knowledge and skills to become the Designers, Architects and implementers of multimedia projects. Whether it is building a corporate presence on the Internet or designing new layouts for interactive channels, it is all central to creatively engaging an audience. By using more than one medium of expression, you’ll be able to effectively communicate messages with greater impact and visibility while targeting the right audience. Multimedia programmes integrate the theoretical, creative, conceptual and technical aspects of design and development through the use of modern technology.

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