• The One Academy Awards

    Leading Creative Institution Locally
    & Internationally

    The One Academy
    World's No.1
    Best Art School
    Best Concept Art & Illustration School
  • The One Academy Awards
    The One Academy

Ranked as World’s No. 1 Best Art School


In 1991, The One Academy of Communication Design was established as a private art and design college and soon proved its worth in producing industry-standard graduates. We practise the "Masters Train Masters" teaching philosophy where we believe each educator must possess relevant industry knowledge to produce excellent graduates. Today, as a world-class creative education institution, we have a total population of 2,500 students from 42 countries pursuing internationally-recognised courses at Bachelor's Degrees and Diploma Levels.

As a testament to our excellence, we were ranked as the World’s No. 1 Best Concept Art & Illustration School, World’s No. 4 Best Architectural Visualisation School, World’s No. 4 Best 3D Motion Graphics School and the World’s No. 10 Best Game Design School by the Rookies. We were also named Creative School of the Year for 2018 & 2019 by the nation’s most renowned advertising awards, the Kancil Awards.

Degree Programme

Explores the digital domain which includes multimedia platforms, mobile devices, augmented & virtual realities through subjects such as web-based content, social media systems and interactive installations; establishing a rich, hybrid area of study for the 21st century.

Aims to create designers that are skilled in graphic arts, able to incorporate their work in the digital and technological age, adapt to entrepreneurial and start-up cultures and bring their skills beyond the boundaries of conventional graphic design.

Focuses on the creative improvement of existing and new buildings and spaces through an understanding of how the objects and spaces that make up our everyday landscapes provide pleasure, give meaning to and enhance the quality of people’s lives.

Diploma Programme

Aims to nurture talents to keep up with digital trends and contribute to the rapidly evolving economy of today’s technology-driven world.

A discipline that utilises artistic, innovative and strategic thinking to create creative work aimed to build brands, market businesses, sell products or promote social welfare.

Cultivate ideas, creativity, artistry and technological mastery; a strong grasp of art, imagination and effective storytelling skills to keep audiences engaged and entertained.

Visual representation of an idea or storytelling which offers designers the opportunity to transform their thoughts, feelings and emotions into inspiring visuals.

Planning, designing and organizing the detail elements of an interior space while learning to identify, research and creatively provide quality and functional solutions.

Emphasizing on imagination, creativity and intelligence to create and recreate the fashion culture and lifestyle in the vastly dynamic fashion industry.

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.

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.

Digipen Malaysia

Fundamentally based on creating powerful experiences for people through the medium of games and knowing why. It helps you design compelling interactive systems — from sophisticated user interfaces to polished games and applications of real-world production environment to emerge as a skilled game designer or game design engineer and more.

More technology focused game design skills combined with a strong computer science core to let students delve into knowing how to create with programming, scripting languages, databases and more. Master the best of both worlds to become a proficient computer scientist, game system designer and beyond.

Prepares you to build and optimize the technology at the core of these systems — from graphical algorithms to level editors to physics engines. This course explores advanced computer science concepts, create cutting-edge 3D games and simulations working on AAA video games and commercial software as skilled programmers, test engineers or producers as a whole.

The One Academy is well-known for its high quality education.

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A JOURNEY INTO THE WORLD OF ART & DESIGN EDUCATION!



You will be witnessing the solid foundation laid by The One Academy’s teaching philosophy
and practical coaching approach, and experience a transformative education established by a panel of
international creative industry experts based on a high quality syllabus facilitated by
industry-standard amenities & environment; all roped in to elevate
The One Academy into one of the World’s Best!

HOLLYWOOD EXPERTS &

INTERNATIONAL MASTERS

ARE NOW
OUR LECTURE
TEAM

"Industry-driven teaching methods
by professionals on par with
international standards"

Andrew Gordon

ALI MOHAMED

THE ONE ACADEMY CHAIRMAN

International Creative Advertising Pioneer

Mike L. Murphy

ANDREW GORDON

ANIMATION COURSE DIRECTOR

Pixar Animation Director

Dan Holland

JOHN HUGHES

FILM VISUAL EFFECTS COURSE DIRECTOR

Life of Pi Visual Effects Director

Dan Holland

PAUL MARCHAND

FASHION DESIGN COURSE DIRECTOR

Renowned Paris Fashion Designer

Eduardo Pena

EDUARDO PENA

ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN COURSE DIRECTOR

Hobbit 1, 2 & 3 Movie & Game Concept Artist

Christian Roman

CHEANG LIN YEW

DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN COURSE DIRECTOR

Award-Winning Digital Media & Interactive Designer

Stephen Gregory

GAN CHIN LEE

FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT HEAD

Acclaimed Malaysian Artist

The One Academy International Diploma, Degree & Master’s Programmes:

• Film Visual Effects (VFX) • Digital Media Design • Digital Animation with Game Development • Fine Arts • Illustration, Movie & Game Art
• Interior Architecture and Design • Paris Fashion Design & Pattern Making • Advertising & Graphic Design




Contact
Friendly team:

info@toa.edu.my


Contact Us:

03-7875 5510

Location
The One Academy
(Bandar Sunway):

Block B4, Leisure
Commerce Square,
No. 9, Jalan PJS 8/9,
46150 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia.


The One Academy
(Penang):

33 Jalan Anson,
10400 Penang