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The One Academy of Communication Design
The One Academy of Communication Design

The One Academy of Communication Design

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8 Achievements
95% Employment Rate
3.75k High Fives

Masters Train Masters

Established in 1991 as a private art college, The One Academy of Communication Design soon proved its worth producing industry-standard graduates. For over three decades, we have been providing education excellence in art, design, creativity & technology to nurture generations of young creative talents. Through our “Masters Train Masters” teaching philosophy where we believe that the best educators nurture the best students, our faculty team consists of industry professionals and we regularly invite leading experts from various industries to share their knowledge and provide insight into their fields. TOA has made monumental achievements in the global creative education scene. We ranked World’s No. 1 for Best Production Excellence in Game Design & Development (Immersive Media) in The Rookies 2022, 8th in the ‘Top 25 International Animation Training Programs 2021’ by Animation Career Review (ACR), and were named ‘Creative School of the Year’ by the Kancil Awards in 2018, 2019 & 2022. We offer internationally-recognised Bachelor's Degree and Diploma courses in Digital Animation, Illustration, Film Visual Effects, Advertising & Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, Interior Architecture and Design, Fine Arts and Fashion Design & Pattern Making. Through our collaboration with DigiPen USA, we now also offer programmes in Game Design and Computer Science.

Countries: Malaysia

Location: Campus

Industries: 2D Animation 3D Animation Visual Effects Game Design & Development Concept Art & Illustration Architectural Visualisation Product Visualisation Motion Graphics Immersive Media Graphic Design Web Design & Development

Software: 3DCoat 3ds Max Ableton Live Adobe Creative Suite Arduino AutoCAD Autodesk 3ds Max Blender Cinema 4D Lumion Mari Nuke Peregrine Labs Yeti PFTrack Processing Substance Painter TVPaint TV Paint Unity 3D Unreal Engine V-Ray ZBrush Ziva Dynamics

Programs: Bachelor Degree Diploma Short Course

Certifications: Houdini Certified School Unreal Academic Partner

Students

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Lim Li Ann
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Daniel Goh
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LeongGuanLing
Leong Guan Ling
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Wilson Teh Choon Sheng
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Courses

Diploma in Illustration

Visual representation of an idea or storytelling which offers designers the opportunity to transform their thoughts, feelings and emotions into inspiring visuals. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Digital Animation

Cultivate ideas, creativity, artistry and technological mastery; a strong grasp of art, imagination and effective storytelling skills to keep audiences engaged and entertained. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Visual Effects

The integration of live-action footage and generated imagery to create environments which look realistic, but would be impossible to capture on film in reality. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Digital Media Design

Aims to nurture talents to keep up with digital trends and contribute to the rapidly evolving economy of today’s technology-driven world. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Interior Design

Planning, designing and organizing the detail elements of an interior space while learning to identify, research and creatively provide quality and functional solutions. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Advertising & Graphic Design

A discipline that utilizes artistic, innovative and strategic thinking to create creative work aimed to build brands, market businesses, sell products or promote social welfare. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Fashion Design & Pattern Making

Emphasizing on imagination, creativity and intelligence to create and recreate the fashion culture and lifestyle in the vastly dynamic fashion industry. (Intakes: March, September).

Diploma in Fine Arts

Nurture sophisticated talents rooted in the global art movement, centralising on concrete fine arts fundamentals to help transfer ideas and emotions into works of art. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Game Design

Combining theory and practice of game design and user experience, and applying the knowledge and skills into creating a game from start to finish in a real-world production environment. (Intakes: January, April, August).

Diploma in Computer Science

Establishes a solid foundation in game design theory, supplemented with computer science, mathematics and physics while mastering designing, producing prototypes and working on projects. (Intakes: January, April, August).

BA (Hons) Digital Media Design

Exploring the digital domain, including multimedia platforms, mobile devices, augmented & virtual realities; and establishing a rich, hybrid area of study for the 21st century to provide the necessary knowledge & skills to become part of the digital revolution. (Intake: May).

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

Understanding how people and activities interact with the material, environmental, sensual, emotional, functional and cultural qualities of a specific space and situation and how to design better places through the creative improvement of existing and new buildings & spaces. (Intake: May).

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Creating designers skilled in graphic arts that would be able to bring their skills beyond the boundaries of conventional graphic design, to solve design problems widely through means and media that are relevant to our society today. (Intake: May).

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Achievements

Global School Rankings 2017

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2017.

Global School Rankings 2018

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2018.

Global School Rankings 2019

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2019.

Global School Rankings 2020

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2020.

Global School Rankings 2021

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2021.

Global School Rankings 2022

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2022.

Global School Rankings 2023

Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2023.

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