Since 1991, MQA-accredited art and design college The One Academy is the top choice for creative education, home to nurturing creative professionals.



Here you’ll find what it takes to enrol at The One Academy. We have students ranging from high-school graduates to mature business owners and professionals. Whoever you are, there’s an art and design course suited just for you.


Academic Requirements
  • SPM / O-Level / UEC or equivalent
  • Certificate (1 Year and 4 Months)
  • Diploma (3 Years) The One Academy's Diploma Programmes
    • Diploma in Digital Animation
    • Diploma in Interior Design
    • Diploma in Digital Media Design
    • Diploma in Illustration
    • Diploma in Advertising and Graphic Design


Certificate in Communication Design
  1. Pass SPM / O-Level with minimum one (1) credit in any subject; OR
  2. UEC with 1B in any subject; OR
  3. Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate; OR
  4. Other Equivalent Qualifications as approved by the Ministry of Education Malaysia;


**For non-Malaysian applicants, please refer to the Malaysian Qualification Agency’s (MQA) List of Overseas Qualifications & its equivalency with Malaysian Education System (PDF) to see if you qualify for this course.

**Sejarah (History) is a compulsory subject to pass in SPM starting 2013.

Can I get credit transfer?

If you have completed other courses or modules at another institution, you may be eligible to apply for credit transfer upon admission to The One Academy.

Your credit transfer will be assessed by our academic department. Please include full information of your prior studies, and attach relevant transcripts, portfolios and other evidence of your studies. Please contact the Student Registration Office (SRA) to discuss any aspect of the application process that you are unsure about and to for arrange a visit.

How many intakes do you have ?

We have three (3) intakes during the year January, April and August for all Diploma Programmes.