ComputersBTEC HND

Diploma in Graphic Design

  • Students
  • Place
    Megan Avenue II, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, Aug
  • Duration
    2.5 Years


Designs had been an authentic language of communication since its discovery. Graphic Design was born in the age of computers. YES Academy’s BTEC Higher Nationals Diploma in Graphic Design is designed to unleash your creative passion in arts, colours and typographies. Taught by industry expert lecturers, you will learn the inside-outs of designs via related real-time projects and assignments.


Graphic design is the process of visual communication through the use of typography, photography and illustration. The field is considered a subset of visual communication and design.

Graphic designers create and combine symbols, images and text to form visual representations of ideas and messages.


  • Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
  • English 1 & 2
  • Drawing techniques and Processes in Art and Design
  • Typographic Skills
  • Visual Communication in Art and Design
  • Basic Photography
  • Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
  • Typographic Ideas
  • Digital Image Manipulation (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Illustration 1 & 2
  • Personal Style in Graphic Design
  • Visual Communication in Graphic Design
  • Advertising Photography
  • Digital Graphic Design (3DS MAX)
  • Print Design
  • Multimedia Production
  • Products, Marketing and Advertising Media
  • Packaging in Graphic Design
  • Presentation Skills
  • Desktop Publishing (Adobe InDesign) – Editorial Design
  • Art Direction for Advertising
  • Webpage Design
  • Mass Communication
  • Corporate Identity in Graphic Design
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Professional Practice in Art and Design
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation



  • Min 3 Credits in any subjects & pass in English, Bahasa Malaysia and History


  • Pass with min. 3 credits in any subjects & a pass in English


  • Pass with min. 3B in any subjects & a pass in English


With our Diploma in Graphics Design, you are able to pursue careers such as:

  • Advertising Art Director Assistant
  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Printmaker
  • Production Designer (Theathre,Television,Film)