Diploma in Design and Media

Duration Award Fees
2 years (6 Semesters) APIIT Diploma

Malaysian students - RM 36,500

International students - RM 45,000 (USD 11,690)

The APIIT Diploma in Design and Media is designed to:

  • Provide a programme that covers the academic aspect as well as the vocational aspects of Design and Media.
  • Prepare students for careers in the Design and Media environment.
  • Provide students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring a holistic outlook in Design Studies.
  • Provide students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate their response to continuous future international change.
  • Develop students' intellectual skills, communications ability and team working capability.
  • Provide students with opportunities for progression into Degree Programmes of Design and Media standard in relevant areas.
Common Modules:
Semester 1 and 2 of this diploma is aim to provide some fundamental modules which are relevant to the Design and Media field and to prepare students proceed to 5 different routes. 
Here you will be equipped with basic concept of design theory and practice, communication skills, writing for academic purposes and also generating ideas for design. You will be exposed to various specific terminologies related to design and also some of the technologies involved. These semesters will prepare you for the next route that you choose. 
Semester 1
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Practical IT Skills
  • Imaging/Production Skills for Design
  • Design Team Project
Semester 2
  • Professional Communications
  • Ideas Generation and Problem Solving for Design
  • Major Project 1
  • Design Theory and Practice 1

Semester 3

  • Animation Principles
  • Illustration for Concept Art
  • Introduction to Creative Project
  • Introduction to Project Managment
  • 3D Pipeline

 

Route A: Leading to Advertising and Media Pathways
Semester 4
  • Applied Timing
  • Applied Movement
  • Digital Illustration Techniques
  • Major Project Preparation
  • Client Brief Concept
Semester 5
Modules:
  • Design and Context
  • Cinema Film Analysis
  • Major Project
  • Marketing Fundamentals, Consumer Behaviour and Creative Practice
Semester 6
  • Internship (8 weeks)

 

Route B: Leading to Animation and Visual Effects Pathways
Semester 4
  • Applied Timing
  • Applied Movement
  • Digital Illustration Techniques
  • Major Project Preparation
  • Digital Compositing in Film
  • Animation Context and Culture
Semester 5
  • Design and Context
  • Cinema Film Analysis
  • Major Project
  • Advance 3D Pipeline
  • Character Sculpture
Semester 6
  • Internship (8 weeks)

 

Route C: Leading to Industrial Design Pathways
Semester 4
  • Applied Timing 
  • Applied Movement
  • Digital Illustration Techniques
  • Major Project Preparation
  • C.A.D Project
  • Surface Modelling
Semester 5
  • Design and Context
  • Cinema Film Analysis
  • Major Project
  • Design Style and Substance
Semester 6
  • Internship (8 weeks)

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All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.