Along with the rapid development of media and advertising technology, Graphic Design has become an attractive field of study for young people with personality, passion for design and love to work in an energetic, dynamic, youthful environment.


According to the statistics of the Vietnam Advertising Association (VAA), in our country there are currently more than 50 foreign advertising companies, about 3,000 Vietnamese advertising companies, thousands of companies specializing in Graphic Design. Not only the advertising companies, the media companies, the publishing units, the news agencies, the press agencies, ... but also many large companies and corporations have the need to recruit personnel in the field of design.


From the actual needs of society, the students of Graphic Design graduates can easily find suitable jobs with a starting salary quite high compared to the average. The average starting salary of students in the Department of Graphic Design ranges from VND 8-10 million / month and for those with one to two years of experience is VND 12-15 million / month.


In other cases, if you are someone who does not want to be confined to the workplace, students studying Graphic Design may choose to freelance. This option is becoming more and more popular and is loved by many young people. High income levels, job opportunities are always wide open, so it is not difficult to explain the why Graphic Design industry always attracts a large number of candidates.


  • Consultants, designers in businesses, advertising companies, design workshops, media companies and event organization.

  • Design experts in the editorial offices, publishers.

  • 2D, 3D, visual effects experts.

  • Creative director.

  • Freelance design (freelancer).


100% Students welcomed by employers
100% Students take courses in English
100% Students take at least one semester abroad and have international experiences
10% Alumni work abroad
9.8% Alumni become leaders and managers
5% Students start their own businesses

Training schedule

Stage 04

Narrow major & Graduation project

(3 semesters)

Stage 03

On the job training

(4 - 8 months)

Stage 02

Foundation knowledge

(5 semesters)

Stage 01Foundation and integration (6 months - 1 years)
3 - 4 years3 semesters/ year

Different training


  • Graphic design training program of FPT University is based on digital technology.

  •  In the first year, students have 1 semester to study English abroad.

  • Students have 1-2 semesters of specialized knowledge and practice at Limkokwing University, Malaysia or Hongik University, Korea.

  • 3rd-year students are allowed to work for 4 - 8 months in local, foreign and national creative arts, media, and advertising units during the semester On the Job Training.

  • Students also cultivate soft skills, communication skills, life skills, negotiation, time management, financial management ... through personal development activities. 


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Preparation phase
  • Orientation + military semester
  • Effective University learning method
  • Vovinam
  • 01-05 Level English
  • Semester English abroad
  • Students have an effective method of university study.

  • Students achieve English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 80.

  • Students study entirely in English, communicate fluently with lecturers and international students.

Semester 1
  • Drawing - Form, Still-life
  • Drawing - Plaster Statue, Portrait
  • Digital Tool - 2D
  • Perspective
  • Working in groups
  • Physical education 1
  • Vovinam 2
  • Students can use 2D design software, make drawings, build layouts for visual products.
  • Students can explore the aesthetic trends of visual art, studying the basic visual principles applied in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional space. 
Semester 2
  • Perspective;
  • Human Anatomy for Artis
  • Drawing - Figure drawing
  • Fundamental of Graphic Design
  • Communication and In-Group Working Skills
  • Vovinam 3
  • Students can use basic dithering, visualization elements and principles, and create complete 2D graphics.
  • Students have knowledge of graphic research, the basic principle of color science.
  • Students can analyze the visual efficiency of elements and principles in graphic design, know how to sketch and make quick sketches.
Semester 3
  • Typography
  • Photography
  • Idea & Script Development
  • Water Color
  • 2nd Foreign Language: Japanese 1
  • Students can create characters, apply word art, create cartoon products.
  • Students will learn about: Historical foundation of photography, Classification of photography, Greatest photographers, Structure of camera, Camera operation, Foundation composition and visual language of photography, Handling post-production, Aesthetic in photography.
  • This course will explore the process of script development and writing, from idea to script. It will show how to generate ideas, write a logline and plot synopsis, flesh out characters, structure the story, create a compelling narrative, and get it all down in professional script format.
  •  Students use Japanese at a basic level: reading, writing, communicating in the workplace.
Semester 4
  • Character Development
  • Principles of UX
  • Typography 2
  • Visual Development for Computer Animation
  • 2nd Foreign Language: Japanese 2
  • Students will work on specific character development skills necessary to work in the animation industry. Students will also be exposed to animating and cleaning up ‘on model’ from existing and created model sheets.
  • This course addresses the principles of usable design such as listening to users, understanding the medium and the ability to bridge the two with a well designed user interface. Objectively evaluate the usability of products, design from user requirements, and test designs to verify successes or uncover flaws.
  • Students will learn how to create new fonts as materials for creative products.
  • This course will explore existing modern typographical ideas and techniques and attempt to expand on students’ typographical range. Students will investigate the communication of content and the emotional qualities of text.
  • This course teaches animation, illustration, drawing, and design skills to create visuals that convey ideas about how they envision the look of the piece.
Semester 5
  • Visual Effects - Principles of Compositing
  • Art History
  • Communications and advertising
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Students are exposed to the primary concepts needed for successful compositing. Students will learn how compositing fits in to the animation and visual effects pipeline.
  • This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts, analysis, and activities involved in advertising, focusing on the creative perspective.
Semester 6On-the-Job-TrainingStudents get real-time work at companies.
Semester 7
  • Vietnamese Culture
  • Writing Research Papers
  • Sound Production
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4
  • Students  approach Vietnamese culture, from determining the coordinates of Vietnamese culture according to space, time, specific issues of traditional culture, characteristics of cultural regions in Vietnam. Male.
  • This course develops learners' academic writing sklls 
  • This course provides the theory and practice of sound design and its application to various media. This emphasizes on understanding the theory of sound, gaining knowledge in the use sound recording and editing equipment, and using professional techniques for capturing, editing and producing quality audio.
Semester 8
  • Aesthetic and design history
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Portfolio Design
  • Elective 5
  • Students will approach different definitions and aesthetic perspectives to contribute to the education of aesthetic development, perception and creativity.
  • Students are also taught basic skills to prevent from infringement of other person's intellectual property rights when they produce their graphic works. How to commercialize intellectual property right is the incorporated part of the subject as well.
  • Preparation for entry into the profession of visual communication. Topics include portfolio preparation, written communication, interview and job search skills. Each student organizes a webbased portfolio or a traditional print portfolio presentation along. 
Semester 9
  • Graduate Project
  • Students make projects / applications / scientific models to graduate.


Are you ready to become an FPT University student?

3 enrollment methods

Admission by high school transcript
Admission by National Exam High School exam scores
Pass the Entrance Examination of FPT University


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