Bachelor of Graphic Design (Honours)

Raffles University

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, May, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Develop strong portfolio of practical work and be industry-ready to produce effective materials for print or online publishing by the time you graduate
  • Actively participate in industry competition and awards
  • Many Raffles graduate end up founding their own design brand and companies
  • Part of the Raffles Education group, with 18 colleges and universities in 16 cities across 10 countries

Course Structure

Semester 1:

  • Design Principle
  • Typography
  • Visual Studies
  • 20th Century Design & Culture

Semester 2:

  • Digital Image Processing
  • Drawing for Designers
  • Visual Exploration
  • Historical and Critical Studies

Semester 3:

  • Print Media and Graphic Design
  • Screenplay and Storyboarding
  • U2: Creative Thinking/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Web Design

Semester 1:

  • Project Management
  • Digital and Applied Illustration
  • Digital Photography
  • U1: Ethics Appreciation and Civilisation/Philosophy and Current Issue
  • U3: Malaysian Innovation

Semester 2:

  • Integrated Design Project
  • Motion Graphics
  • Identity System Design
  • UI/UX Design

Semester 3:

  • Environmental Graphic Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Sustainable Design

Semester 1:

  • Final Major Project 01
  • Graphic Design and Society
  • U1: Philosophy and Current Issue/Malay Language Communication 2
  • U4: Community Service

Semester 2:

  • Final Major Project 02
  • Professional Practice
  • Law for the Creative Industries
  • Entrepreneurship and New Business Development

Semester 3:

  • Industry Experience

Entry Requirements

  • STPM: Full Pass in 2 subjects
  • A Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects
  • UEC: 5Bs
  • Foundation/Matriculation: Min. CGPA 2.00
  • Diploma/Advanced Diploma: Min. CGPA 2.00
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Additional Requirement: Pass "RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview"
  • MUET: Band 3
  • GCE O Level/1119: English D
  • SPM: English Credit
  • UEC: English B
  • Cambridge English/Linguaskill: 154
  • *Students who did not meet RU English Requirement are required to take a Concurrent English Programme (CELP)

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