Master of Arts in International Contemporary Art & Design Practice

Application Dates
Course Overview
Masters (Coursework)
Tuition Fees
RM 39999
Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
2 Years
Prior Study
Bachelor degree
Graduation Results
2.99 and lower (Pass)
Study Field


This course provides the basis for a contemporary discourse centred on the notions of internationalism in the Creative Industry. Designers are enabled to pursue an MA while being active and developing their work. The very core of the programme is to enable Innovative in Action via personalised research content and professional engagement with industry. The students are encouraged to explore new methods and techniques, discussing in an international arena with professionals and public alike. Their new radical ideas will fuel the development of the creative industry and benefit the society at large changing the landscape of Design business. The programme is based on individual projects that can be researched on and developed anywhere, with the completion in the advanced academic environment of the University.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class lower Bachelor's Degree with honours in related field from any institution that is recognised by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Passed any other recognised equivalent qualification to a Bachelor's Degree, and other qualification or recognised experience.

Course Structure

Year 1

Semester 1 

  • Locating Practice 
  • Practice Development 
  • Practice Management 

Semester 2

  • Advance Professional Practice
  • Professional Practice Documentation
  • Professional Practice Seminar

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Research Plan Development 
  • Outline Proposal Development 
  • Study Case Analysis

Semester 4

  • Research & Practice
  • Contextualisation & Methodologies
  • Project Realisation
  • Final Project Execution

Career Opportunities

  • Media And Creative Industries
  • Commercial And Independent Projects
  • Film Industry Archive /Documentation
  • Communications
  • Television
  • Animation
  • Advertising
  • Research
  • Artist Or Designer