Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design


Our Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design aims to provide graduates with a broad-based education that’s industry oriented. The programme also helps develop advanced skills while encouraging entrepreneurship as well as driving creativity and innovation among our students. 

A deeper knowledge of visual expression and communication in art and design are also key factors in the creative industries. These qualities go a long way in ensuring employability in various local and international organisations.

January, April, September
2 Years, 6 Months (full-time)
Career Prospects
  • Advertising designer
  • Animator
  • Art director
  • Game artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Photographer
  • Social media designer
  • Visual effect designer
  • Web & multimedia designer
Estimated Annual Course Fee
  • RM29,500
    for Malaysian students
  • USD6,843
    for international students
International students must pay their fees in RM equivalent. The USD here is just an indicative/estimation and subject to the prevalent exchange rate

Programme Structure

Year 1

Principles of Design
Graphic Design 1
Drawing Studies
Computer Graphics 1
Multimedia Design 1
Graphic Design 2
Computer Graphics 2
Typography 1
Multimedia Design 2
Introduction to Packaging

Year 2

Typography 2
History of Graphic Design
Graphic Design 3
Multimedia Design 3
Packaging Design
Digital Photograph
Graphic and Multimedia Design Final Project

Elective (choose any 1 in Year 2)


Year 3 (6 Months)

Practical Training

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects

For Local Student

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Community Project
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International Student

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Project
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Entry Requirements

SPM / O-Level

Pass with minimum 3 credits (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio)


Pass with minimum 3 Grade Bs (including a pass in Art /Technical Drawing / Portfolio)

Portfolio Requirements

  • Pass a Portfolio review by the University (see more below)

Other Qualifications

  • Any other equivalent qualifications
  • Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 5.0

Why is a Portfolio Necessary?

A portfolio provides some indication of your ability in design and allows us to assess your creative potential.

What should a Portfolio contain?

A portfolio should contain 5 - 15 examples of your own original creative work. Its purpose is to demonstrate how you express your concepts through media. Any form of media is acceptable. Photographs, drawings and 3-D work will be accepted as digital photographs. For media work, links to streaming sites such as Vimeo, YouTube or SoundCloud are acceptable. Otherwise, Video files must be H.264 QuickTime file. Games or other applications must be playable on both Macintosh and Windows operating systems.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about the scholarships and financial aid, please visit the SEG Scholarships website.

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