Faculty of Communication and Creative Industries

Entry Requirements*

  • SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  • O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  • UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  • Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA

Compulsory subject:
SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*


Applicants must pass a specified portfolio test and interview to be conducted by TAR UC

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Intake Month


Course Overview

The Diploma in Graphic Design programme develops your creative passion into an integrated curriculum that focuses on cultivating conceptual and technical design skills. The programme provides you a sturdy foundation on vocational focus that enhances your practical skills with emphasis on the importance of design concepts, design fundamental and processes. Throughout your study, you will be challenged through a range of individual and group assignments about the critical role and impact of graphic design basics. You will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of creative and/or digital medium to broaden your perspectives. You will also indulge into creative areas essential to the development of a trained graphic designer, while at the same time developing your progressive graphic design portfolio. Overall, the Diploma in Graphic Design programme aims to prepare you for a transition into the Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design from which you will graduate as a professional graphic designer.