PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD) in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD), one of Malaysia’s leading specialist private art and design institutions – is a name synonymous with innovation and creative development, as every student is nurtured and guided to unlock their inherent potential. The creative input by our team of industry-trained lecturers and strong emphasis on vocational exposure help our students keep a finger on the pulse of the fast evolving design sector.

A member of the Laureate International Universities network – the world’s largest and fastest growing private education network with an expanding network of over 40 accredited universities and 130 campuses, spanning more than 20 countries worldwide – PJCAD is able to leverage on global best practices, innovation and resources.

Our career-focused programmes, with majors in Graphic Design, Interior Design, Interactive Multimedia and Animation Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design and Technology, and Design Management and Innovation are backed by global resources for a truly world-class education.

PJCAD’s career-focused programmes, 21st century quality and internationalism aim to develop students who are versatile, adaptable and able to understand the innate needs and demands of the industry.

The emphasis on employability ensures that every student will possess distinct qualities, setting them apart from their peers – as assets to their employers as well as individuals who are ready to compete in the global market.

PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD) Academic Programs

From fashion and graphic design to interior and animation design, INTI programmes are developed to nurture our students’ skills, honing their natural talent while compounding them with technical and business know-how for a successful career in the industry.

The diplomas offered by PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD) are internationally recognised for advanced credit transfer. Students who have completed the diploma at PJCAD and wish to further their studies, can attain a degree by completing another one or two years within our international network of top art and design institutions of higher learning in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Italy.

Programmes Offered:

  • Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Interactive Multimedia & Animation Design
  • Diploma in Interior Design

PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD) Campus Facilities

PJCAD courses are offered in a learning environment that promotes opportunities for students to gain a good understanding of the different aspects and applications of design.

Substantial investments in technology have resulted in enhanced connectivity and access to new technologies; empowering students and lecturers alike.

Enhanced bandwith provides students with Wi-Fi access at any point in any of the campuses. PJCAD campuses are linked via wireless network where wireless Internet access to the World Wide Web is available to all students for additional research work.

Design Studios and Workshops
There are a number of design studios and workshops at PJCAD catering to the various design disciplines.
Our Drafting Studios are equipped with adjustable and foldable drafting boards for technical drawing and project assignments.

The Photography Studio uses both digital and traditional methods of image capture equipment and has desktop photography equipment with lighting enhancement and dark room facilities.

The Industrial Design Workshop has facilities for students to learn basic skills in the use of hand tools, power tools and machinery. The workshop enables students to produce three-dimensional models from a range of materials and of a quality suitable for professional presentation.

Lecture Rooms / Studios
All lecture rooms are fully air-conditioned for a conducive and comfortable ambience.
This environment is an important factor in the development of creative and academic excellence. Classes are small and personal (often not more than 25 students per class) where creativity is encouraged and given room to grow.

Library & Resource Centre
Our spacious Library is well stocked with a wide range of books on art, graphic design, interior design, product design, fashion design and other related publications.

Digital Design Studios
The Computer Aided Design Studio is equipped with PC workstations used primarily for teaching AutoCAD, 3D StudioMax and other design software.
The Digital Media Design Studios equipped with state-of-the-art Apple Macintosh computers is used primarily for teaching computer graphic design using software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, etc.

The Interactive Design Studio and Digital Video and Animation Studio have both PC and Apple Macintosh workstations used primarily for the development of powerful interactive design and animation projects.

Design Gallery
The Design Gallery provides a healthy creative learning space for students to showcase their creative works from the different design disciplines.
PJCAD places great emphasis on the quality of its students’ creations. Its students’ works are also exhibited on a regular basis at other public venues such as the PJ Hilton Hotel Lobby.

Digital Print Centre
The Digital Print Center supports a comprehensive range of digital print processes. The Digital Print Center is linked via a network where students can send their works directly from their computers to the printer.
The Digital Print Center is supported by the following equipment:

  • Konica Minolta BizHub 350 for A4 / A3 colour digital print;
  • Mutoh Large Format Printer for digital prints up to 60″ wide;
  • Hewlett Packard Design Jet for digital prints up to 24″ wide.

Accommodation at PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD)

Most first-year undergraduates choose to live in the accommodation provided by the campus.

For second and third year undergraduates, priority is given on a first come first serve basis. The rooms are either single occupancy or twin sharing, offering close proximity to academic and recreational facilities.

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Contact Details of PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD)

PJ College of Art & Design (PJCAD)
Building 1
Admissions & Enquiries
21 Jalan Barat,
46200 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,

Tel: +6(03) 7957 2000
Fax: +6(03) 7954 7950