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 organization’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.

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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.

  • 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

Entry Requirements

Education Qualifications

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

  • January
  • April
  • August

  • 3 years (Full-Time)

Course Outline

Semester 1
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
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 4
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
Semester 5
  • Design Methodology II – Art Direction
  • Illustration
  • Advanced Typography
  • Promotional Design
  • Digital Page Layout
  • English – Research Writing
Semester 6
  • User Interface Design
  • Advertising Photography
  • Publication Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Design Theory & Computer Context
Semester 7
  • Industrial Attachment
Semester 8
  • Creative Advertising
  • Corporate Identity
  • New Media Design
  • Professional Practice
Semester 9
  • Final Project
  • Copy Writing

Certificate of Accreditation

The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) hereby certifies that the programme
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