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The study of Graphic Design in Malaysia is the art of displaying content through print or digital mediums, including texts, images and graphic forms.
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 completeMore details Less
Animation and Motion Graphics
Web and Interactive Design
Computer Print Production
You will learn to use softwares such as Adobe Illustrator and CorelDraw and basic computer programming or animation/3D artwork
With so many degree options out there, here are some top reasons why you should study Graphic Design:
Obtaining a degree in Graphic Design allows you to work freelance in the comfort of your own home with flexible working hours.
After working as a freelancer for some time building relationships with clients, you can open your own studio and provide Graphic Design services, similar to starting your own company. This is a great opportunity to work with big brands in the market.
Don’t you just get frustrated when your parents compare your grades with other students? Deep in your heart, you feel that there are more important things than just theoretical knowledge and acing your exams. A course in Graphic Design will give you the perfect platform to express your creative side and no one’s going to judge you.
“Graphic Design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humours.”
Minimum 2 principal passes in the relevant subjects
Minimum 2 passes in the relevant subjects
Tertiary Entrance Rank of 70 and Grade B in 2 of the relevant subjects
Grade B in 5 of the relevant subjects
Average of 70% in 6 of the relevant subjects
Diploma recognised by the Malaysian Government with a minimum score of 2.0 out of 4.0
Any other relevant qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government
Important Note: If you opt to study a Diploma in Graphic Design and continue your degree at the same institution, you will most likely get a one-year exemption. This means that you can enter degree year 2 after diploma.
It is not necessary for you to do your postgraduate. The most important element needed to advance in your career is creativity, technical skills and the ability to design graphics like how you envisioned it.
To use the latest and greatest, cutting edge technology in graphics designing, you need to be good with computers. Adobe and it’s multiple programmes aren’t easy to use so you’ll need to its use on the computer to stand out.
Sometimes, you have a brilliant idea in your head but are sadly, unable to translate that to the end product. A visionary won’t let this happen, and will push through until the design is finally realized to its fullest potential.
In the media, almost everything requires a design to go along with it. Some small and simple, some large and complex, either way, you’ll have your work cut out for you. Graphics designers need to balance all this out and make sure all the deadlines are met.
Film and Video Editor
Below are a few of the top Graphic Design firms in Malaysia.
Do note that all courses should be accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Click here to check if the course you choose is accredited. For a start, here are some of the most popular Graphic Design schools in Malaysia.
Shah Alam2 Courses
Kuala Lumpur1 Course
Johor Bahru1 Course
Kuala Lumpur2 Courses
Jun 15, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 11, 2021