Are you someone with aspirations of becoming a designer?

With over 30 years of experience in providing quality education, First City University College’s industry-relevant diploma programmes present an attractive fast-track pathway to your design career.

First City UC’s Faculty of Design & Built Environment (FDBE) provides students access to state-of-the-art learning facilities such as the Drawing Studio, Design Studio, Mac Lab, Photography Studio, Fashion Studio, Wood & Metal Workshop and White Canvas Gallery, along with guidance from an experienced team of lecturers

Diploma in Graphic Design

Under the supervision of highly qualified lecturers, Diploma in Graphic Design students are trained in conceptual thinking, practical skill sets and usage of up-to-date software technologies. These include Graphic Design software such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator plus video editing with Premier.

Throughout the programme, students are trained to become responsible and professional individuals, as well as team players, traits which are essential for succeeding in the Design industry.

They are given opportunities to apply their knowledge and technical design skills through internship placements in advertising, social media marketing, packaging, publication or exhibition companies

FDBE students are given free access to the Mac Lab, where they are able to utilise the latest design software. (Picture taken before MCO)

Diploma in Mass Communications students have access to a large auditorium for classes. (Picture taken before MCO.)

Diploma in Interior Design

Students who are drawn towards the intricacies of interior design may opt for the Diploma in Interior Design programme. The programme helps students develop creative solutions to design problems by applying fundamental research techniques, design thinking and effective communication skills.

Classes for this programme are multi-disciplinary as they incorporate topics from various fields such as psychology, sociology, history, management and business practices, ensuring students are well-equipped when entering the workforce and primed to be future game-changers. Moreover, students of this programme will enjoy paid membership with the Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID), courtesy of First City University College.

Besides being taught the various computer applications and software necessary for design work, students will develop the ability to work independently and in teams. This trait is crucial for them to excel within the interior design and architecture industry, where designers are expected to collaborate and work with various stakeholders and experts from other industries.

In order to maximise their industry-readiness, students will undergo internships with various interior design and architecture companies, property developers, furniture & product industries, and theatre & stage design companies. Interns who perform impressively may even be offered a full-time positions upon graduation.

Diploma in Graphic Design and Diploma in Interior Design students will participate in the annual “Momentum” graduation showcase event, allowing them to demonstrate their ideas and technical skills to First City UC’s industry partners. (Picture taken before MCO.)

First City UC Scholarships, Campus Facilities & Open Day/ Virtual Open Day

Prospective Foundation students should enrol quickly for the January 2022 intake to enjoy First City UC’s 50% Tuition Fee Waiver, ZERO Registration Fee, as well as secure attractive scholarships and financial assistance. These include the First City Merit Scholarship, UEC Scholarship and many more.

In addition, upon successful completion of any of our Foundation programmes, you can enjoy up to 30% tuition fee waiver (for the entire programme) when you enrol for any of our degree programmes. Our interest-free tuition fee instalment payment plan is also available!

First City UC’s eco-friendly campus is equipped with state-of-the art learning and recreational facilities such the Library, IT Centre, Centre for Postgraduate Studies, Engineering Labs, Studios, Workshops, Outdoor Football Field and various Indoor Sports Facilities, along with On-campus Accommodation with Attached Bathrooms. Students may access an online 360-degree virtual tour of these facilities, via

Join us for our Open Day/ Virtual Open Day by either visiting First City UC’s website, or contacting our hotline, 016-301 8166016-302 8166.