Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)
Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)


Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design


Graphic/ Visual Design
Bachelor's Degree Program
Qualification Awarded
Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design
Awarding Institution
Recognition of Qualification
Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
Course Duration
3 years
May, October
Class Location
  • TAR UMT (Kuala Lumpur Main Campus)


Develop creative passion.
Fostering conceptual and technical design skills.
Planning and projecting ideas through visual and textual forms.

Course Syllabus

Major Subjects
Basic Software Application for Designers
Fundamentals of Design
Colour Theory
Introduction to Art
Basic Photography
Layout & Typography
Illustration & Concept OR Fashion Design Illustration
Print Design
Digital Typography OR Batik Appreciation
Design Thinking
Information Graphics
Packaging Design
Painting Techniques OR Applied Photography
Research For Arts & Design
Corporate Identity & Branding
Advertising & Design
Digital Visualization
Sales Promotion Design
Sculpture OR Editorial Design
Industrial Training
Graphic Design Project Management
Web Design & Production
Publication Design
Exhibition Management & Implementation
Interactive Multimedia
Graphic Design Project & Portfolio
Design & Society
Type in Motion OR Fashion Accessories
Professional Practices for Designers
Elective Subjects
Information Graphics, Graphic Design Project Management, Design Thinking, etc.

Entry Requirement

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include English Language
(4) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subject:
(1) and (2) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E(Pass) in English Language
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include *MUET Band 3 or replaced with IELTS Band Score 5.0/equivalent AND pass a specified portfolio test and interview conducted by TAR UC.

*Exempted for students whose programme full medium of instruction was in English.

a) SPM without a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
b) Equivalent qualifications/ qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course Fees

< RM40000 (estimated total amount of the tuition and miscellaneous fees for the entire program)
Tuition Fee
RM 35,100

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