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), (R/214/3/0094) Exp Date 24 Jun 2019
Duration 1 Year 3 Months
Study Mode Full-time
Entry Requirements
    Malaysian Student
  • Pass in SPM / UEC / 'O' Level with 1 credit; OR
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 2 and SPM (Pass); OR
  • Other equivalent qualification approved by MOHE
  • International Student
  • Please refer to "List of Overseas Qualifications" link; AND
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    A competitive score is 4.0 or higher
Financial Assistance Equator College
Software Taught Illustrator, Photoshop
Course Components Practical and Theory
Certificate in Art & Design
Intake April / August
Venue Leith Street Campus

Programme Module

Note: This information in this website is correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change.
Semester 1
  • Drawing I
  • 2 Dimensional Studies
  • Colour Studies
  • Basic Photography
Semester 2
  • Drawing II
  • Basic Printmaking
  • Basic Painting
  • History of Art
  • Illustration Techniques / Presentation Techniques
Semester 3
  • Drawing III
  • English
  • Beyond Classroom Experience
  • MPU 1
Semester 4
  • Sketching Workshop
  • Basic Computer Graphic
  • 3 Dimensional Design
  • MPU 2
  • MPU 3
Semester 5
  • Major Discipline
  • Minor Discipline

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
Note: This information in this website is correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change.
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
Equator College, MAL Diploma in Marketing Communication
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
Note: Should there be any difference of amount, which may be due to banking transactions, the student is required to settle the difference of payment when enrolling into the study upon arrival.
Estimated Total Fee MYR 9,750.00 (1 year 3 months)
International Student Application Dates & Deadlines
before Janaury 2019 Admission for April 2019 Intake
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