Diploma In Fine Arts



KP/JPS(R/211/4/0008)3/23 (MQA/FA1738)

Expressing Life and Cultures Through Art

Fine Arts is a monumental programme that centralises on the importance of concrete fundamental fine arts studies to help students develop the ability to transfer their ideas into works of art. This course aims to hone the natural talents of students and guide them to be more attuned to their emotions and perspectives, ultimately producing astounding art that speaks more than words. At the end of the course, students will possess artistry and market abilities to transform into profound artists and produce sought-after masterpieces.

  • Intake

    January, April, August

  • Location

    Bandar Sunway Campus

  • Accreditation

    5-Star College-Based Category

    About This Programme!



    Fine Arts Fundamentals

    Studio-based practices are structured to enable students to develop their work through a wide range of selected forms and mediums such as drawing, painting, 3-dimensional object, installation, print making, digital imaging, etc. Contextual studies embrace the core contents of art and design history, concept and terminologies ranging from prehistoric art to contemporary works.

    Exploration & Development

    Students will explore and experiment aplenty in developing their personal visual style, undergoing a much in-depth study in visual culture and contemporary art development to guide them in discovering, building and establishing their own unique voice & colour in the limitless landscape of fine arts. Students are given the opportunity to partake in community projects and collaborations with different art groups as part of their journey in becoming fine artists.

    Personalised Art Creation

    Professional practices in their portfolio presentation serves to bridge them to the art scene. Independent learning is key as students are expected to embody themselves as professional artists. They will experience organising their own exhibition and connect to the real world.

    Course Modules
    • Figure Studies
    • Figure Anatomy Studies
    • Colour Studies
    • Drawing
    • Life Drawing
    • Print Making
    • Material & Method Studies
    • Oil Painting
    • Watercolour
    • Visual Language
    • Sculpture
    • Digital Painting
    • Computer Application
    • Perspective Studies
    • Photography
    Personal Development
    • Language & Communication Skills
    • Portfolio Presentation
    • Art Marketing
    • Exhibition
    Contextual Courses
    • History of Art & Design
    • Aesthetic Studies
    • Visual Culture Studies
    • Survey of S.E.A Art & Culture
    • Malaysia Art Studies
    • Contemporary Issues
    • Art Critique
    Personal Development
    • Interpersonal Skills & Development Workshops
    • Team Building Activities
    (Note: Subjects offered are subject to change based on the requirements of the Academic Board and MQA.)


    • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with minimum 3 credits (3Cs) including a Pass in Bahasa Melayu and Sejarah
    • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum 3 credits (3Bs)
    • Pass IGCSE / O-Level with minimum 3 credits (3Cs)
    • Pass The One Academy’s Certificate in Communication Design OR Certificate from other Institutions of Higher Learning in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00
    • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in art & design field (subject to internal assessment process)
    • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government AND
    • Pass Portfolio Review or Drawing Test conducted by The One Academy for candidate who does not have a Pass in Art subject or without an art subject at SPM level or its equivalent

    Explore the complete list of Entry Requirements for domestic and international students here



    The Global Wall Art Market is Projected to Grow from $48.50 Billion in 2021 to $72.61 Billion by 2028

    *source: fortunebusinessinsights.com
    • Art Museums
    • Art Galleries
    • Publication Houses
    • Art Studios
    • Art Centres
    • Schools
    • Design Studios
    • Fine Artist
    • Art Curator
    • Printmaker
    • Sculptor
    • Professional Craftsman
    • Art Director
    • Art Instructor / Educator
    • Art Critic
    • Art Entrepreneur
    • Illustrator
    • Muralist
    • Art Advisor
    • Arts Management
    • Studio Manager