Equator College - Certificate in Art & Design

Certificate in Art & Design

This course aims to provide a solid foundation and platform for students to work and explore creatively and innovatively with the intention of creating visual awareness and artistic expressions.

Students are exposed to drawing skills and techniques, colour studies, photography, printmaking, dimensional studies, art theory, and basic computer graphic skills, paving the way to further studies in the art and design fields such as the diploma programmes in Fine Art, Graphic and Multimedia Design, Digital 3D Animation, Fashion Design Technology, Interior Design, and Architectural Technology, all of which are also offered by the College.

Most of the teachings are studio based and concerned with developing drawings as means of communicating ideas and analysis. The contents of this course also cover a broad spectrum of basic art and design studies which allow students to explore and discover their interests.

MQA Programme Code KP/JPS (A5628)
Duration 1 Year 3 Months
Study Mode Full-time
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / UEC / 'O' Levels (1 credit)
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 2 and SPM (Pass) or
  • or equivalent qualification that recognized by Malaysia Government;
    Pass Portfolio Review or Art Test conducted by the College
    for candidate who does not have Art Subject.
Financial Assistance Equator College
Software Taught Illustrator, Photoshop
Course Components Practical and Theory
Certificate in Art & Design
Intake May, August 2017
Venue Leith Street Campus

Programme Module

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  • Drawing I
  • Drawing II
  • Drawing III
  • 2 Dimensional Studies
  • Colour Studies
  • Basic Photography
  • Basic Printmaking
  • Basic Painting
  • 3 Dimensional Design
  • Sketching Workshop
  • Basic Computer Graphic
  • Illustration Techniques
  • Major Discipline
  • Minor Discipline
  • History of Art
  • English
  • MPU 1
  • MPU 2
  • MPU 3
  • Beyond Classroom Experience

Upon completion of this programme, students are able to progress to the Diploma Programmes to study graphic & multimedia, digital 3d animation, fashion design, fine art & interior design.

College Awarded
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Equator College, MAL Diploma in Fine Art
Equator College, MAL Diploma in Graphic & Multimedia Design
Equator College, MAL Diploma in Digital 3D Animation
Equator College, MAL Diploma in Fashion Design Technology
Equator College, MAL Diploma in Interior Design
Future Career Creative Industries
  • Painter
  • Artist
  • Sculptor
  • Illustrator
  • Art Tutor
  • Conceptual & Display Artist
  • Digital Artist
  • Fine Art Studio
  • School/ Training Center
  • Photography Studio
  • Event Company
  • Production Studio

This page contains estimates of the Programme Fees for full-time one year three months students at Equator College, excluding miscellaneous fee, hostel, art materials, personal expenses and travel.

Local Students
Estimated Total Fees MYR 9,750.00 (1 year 3 months)
International Students
Estimated Total Fee MYR 9,750.00 (1 year 3 months)
International Student Application Dates & Deadlines
before 28 February 2017 Admission for 29 May 2017 Intake
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