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OUR PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

We have forged academic partnerships with various leading art, design and creative institutions of higher learning in the UK, Australia and the USA. After completing their art and design diploma education, our graduates can easily transfer into our partner universities' degree programmes.

Overview

We carefully select and curate this list of institutions based on their quality of graduate work, recognition from the industry, employers' feedback, overall education reputation, study and living environment and accessibility of support system and staff.

Discover which programme appeals to you most, and our International Office shall offer advice and liaison services to students who wish to further their studies with any of the following affiliated universities.

United Kingdom

Through our collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire, we can bring the transformational impact of higher education to all. Today, the institute hosts a thriving community of more than 30,000 students, studying 550 degree options at a vibrant, inclusive, campus-based institution. Alongside high-quality teaching, the University’s strong relationships with industry and award-winning careers services ensure students gain the knowledge and skills they need to match their ambition and succeed.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Digital Media Design
  • BA (Hons) 2D Digital Animation
  • BA (Hons) 3D Animation and Visual Effects
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) 3D Games Art & Design
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Cyber Security and Networks)
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering)
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)
  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my

The University of the West of England (UWE) is a modern, growing university in the thriving city of Bristol. UWE is one of Britain's most popular universities, with more than 30,000 students and 3,000 staff and is the largest provider of higher education in the southwest of England. The School of Art, Media and Design is a lively community of more than 1,600 students studying a huge range of art, media and design courses at all levels from undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate masters’ programmes and research doctorates.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Filmmaking
  • BA (Hons) Interior Design
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles
  • BA (Hons) Fashion
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Media
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my

Located in Middlesbrough, northeast of England, Teesside University is rich with over 75 years of innovation in education and international reputation. It is one of the top 10 modern UK universities for graduate prospects, a research active, vibrant and innovative university dedicated to pursuing excellence which enable individuals and organizations to achieve their potential through high-quality learning, research and knowledge transfer. Besides winning seven coveted National Teaching Fellowships for excellent teaching, the overall student satisfaction survey affirms that Teesside University is the top modern university for student experience.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Games Design
  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Motion Graphics
  • BA (Hons) 2D Animation and Stop Motion
  • BA (Hons) Interior Design
  • BA (Hons) Concept Art
  • BA (Hons) Fashion
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) Games Design
  • BSc (Hons) Games Development
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my

With a progressive approach to higher education, Middlesex University offers more than a world-class education. Students are challenged and empowered to grow as both a person and a professional. They strive to imbue students with extensive knowledge and key skills through forward-thinking curriculum. At Middlesex University, diversity is highly celebrated. There are campuses located in London, Malta, Dubai and Mauritius. With endless international business links and partnerships, including a connected network of 150,000 alumni worldwide, the university cultivates a global mindset that will broaden academic and personal horizons.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Digital Media and Communications
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) 3D for Games and Film
  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Interior Design
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) Games and Level Design
  • BSc (Hons) Games and Development
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my

University of Portsmouth is a renowned UK education institute that stands out globally. The university’s Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) offers a wide range of courses in the creative arts, media and technologies. Working in partnership with industry, they educate and support the creative professionals of the future. Students learn through creating, making and doing, and the Faculty has the latest technical facilities. University of Portsmouth also partners with business, industry and government to set the course for a better future while educating and transforming the lives of students to help them achieve their potential.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects
  • BSc (Hons) Creative Media Technologies
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
  • BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my

United States of America

Academy of Art University and its city San Francisco fuels each other as mutual sources of inspiration and talent. The spirit of the city guides them with the same sense of innovation, diversity and wonder that makes San Francisco one of the greatest cities in the world. At the forefront of innovation and creativity, the university has been offering an innovative online arts education since 2002. The faculties teem with art and design experts with professional careers in the industry due to the belief that the best teachers are actual working creatives. Each year, over 70 student and alumni gallery exhibitions and art shows are held in San Francisco to promote exposure to the diverse cultures and experience that makes a great artist.

  • BFA Graphic Design
  • BFA Illustration
  • BFA Animation and Visual Effects
  • BFA Interior Architecture and Design
  • BFA Fashion Design
  • BFA Fine Art
Find out more at our International Office (international@toa.edu.my) or connect to the University (JKan@academyart.edu.my)

Australia

Established in 1908, Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) has a strong reputation in Australia and overseas as a provider of career-oriented education. Teaching and learning enhancement is a strategic priority for the University, and Swinburne is committed to the transfer of lifelong learning skills. As the National School of Design, Swinburne is one of the centres of design excellence in Melbourne. In a focused, creative environment, the institute’s students are nurtured to become design leaders.

  • Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communications
  • Bachelor of Animation
  • Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Games and Interactivity/ Bachelor of Animation
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my

Established since 1982, JMC Academy is an Australian private college that provides education and training for the creative industries, with campuses in central Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Originally founded in Sydney to meet the demand for qualified professionals in the entertainment technology industry, the JMC Academy is Australia’s leading institute for the music, film and television and digital media fields. With advanced-design campuses, ongoing technology upgrades, a dedicated team of academics and industry professionals and a network of international master class lecturers, students will make their own indelible mark on the industry upon graduation through its structured programmes.

  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Game Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)
Find out more at our International Office or the University's website OR email to international@toa.edu.my