Han Chiang University College Of Communication | Diploma in Visual Arts and Design
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Diploma in Visual Arts and Design

About The Programme

(N/213/4/0313)(MQA/PA 8378)(08/22)

The programme shall produce creative entrepreneur, visual artists, video &filmmakers/ editors, graphic designers, illustrators, motion graphic designers or animators. Students will be equip with the theoretical, technical and knowledge relevant to media arts and design in-line with the industry requirement.


In addition, graduates have the opportunity to further their studies in this area either academically or professionally with the adequate knowledge obtained from this programme.

Both USQ and Han Chiang University College Of Communication have the reputation for offering quality academic programmes that are recognised by higher educational institutions and the industry. Students can choose to complete the entire programme in Han Chiang University College Of Communication or study part of it in the home campus of USQ in Australia.


Home grown Degree programme in Visual arts and design when this programme is approve.


IELTS 5.0 or above


April , August, November


2 years for Candidates who possess a - Diploma in Mass Communication or equivalent

3 years for Candidates who possess a – Foundation in Communication / STPM or equivalent

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Computer Software Application
  • Communicative English
  • Visual Communication Design Theory and Practice
  • Drawing 1
  • Graphic Design and Layout
  • History of Visual Communication
  • Spoken English I
  • Drawing 2
  • Typography in Design
  • Photography I
  • Corporate Identity Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Time Management/ MPU2213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • The Morality Of Ethics
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ MPU2133 BM Komunikasi 1

Year 2

  • Basic Writing & Study Skills
  • Design Elements & Principles
  • Digital Design I
  • Spoken English II
  • Design Process & Management
  • Photography II
  • Editorial & Informational Design
  • Motion Graphic Design
  • Professional Practice
  • Advertising I
  • Digital Design II

Year 3

  • Industrial Training
  • Digital Illustration
  • Design Entrepreneurship Project
  • Portfolio Design & Management
  • Advertising II


  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Graphic Designers
  • Illustrators
  • Visual Effects Artists
  • User Interface Designers
  • Advertisers
  • Video & Filmmakers/Operators
  • Technician
  • Graphic Artists.

Entry Requirement

  • Pass SPM with minimum 3 Credits
  • Pass UEC with minimum 3 Credits
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