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

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

Year 2

Digital Photography
Graphic Design 3
Graphic and Multimedia Design Final Project
History of Graphic Design
Introduction to Design Proposal Writing
Multimedia Design 3
Packaging Design
Printing Technology
Typography 2



Year 3 (6 Months)

Practical Training

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects


For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • English for Artists & Designers
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Moral Education/Islamic Studies


For International Students

  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • English for Artists & Designers
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Moral Education/Islamic Studies
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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)


An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-4) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

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?

The portfolio requires a minimum of five (5) artworks which show variation and usage of different mediums and applications. Candidates should portray an array of artworks ranging from (but not limited to) paintings, drawings, sketches, collages and digital software applications. 

It is highly recommended to have at least 5 drawings (still life, landscape, perspective, figure drawing, portrait and such), and a further 5 artworks could be a combination of photographs, poster designs, videos, animations, logo designs, sculptures etc of choice.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

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

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