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Malaysian Institute of Art

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Welcome to Malaysian Institute of Art
Founded in 1967 as a non-profit making organization, MIA has trained and produced thousands of creative professionals who have contributed their creative skills to various industries in this country. In decades of successive generations, this institution has expanded, offering a range of Diploma courses in the field of art, design and music with comprehensive and well designed course contents.

The emphasis is placed on the mastery of creative skills, in-depth inquires, conceptual development, critical thinking and digital knowledge. MIA makes every effort to nurture talents, encourages creative expressions from our students while integrating multi-ethnic cultural values into our programs to enhance our students’ learning experience.

We endeavor to provide affordable and quality education in the creative arts byl providing a conducive environment for our students to develop their creative potentials and strive for artistic excellence. MIA is committed to cater for the needs of human resources by providing innovative, confident, independent and creative professionals who will contribute towards the advancement of this country’s creative industry.

MIA is a community of lively young artists in the making. At MIA, students will find themselves experiencing and exploring new creative forms, expressions of various kind of arts and skills that will contribute to their future careers. To enhance the live and learn experience, we provide an ideal hands-on learning environment, classrooms and facilities for our students as well as living facilities close to campus. With the growing numbers of amenities around the campus such as a shopping mall and an upcoming convention center, MIA is located in an area where students can truly live and learn to the fullest.

Our Programmes
From its humble beginning in 1967 at Jalan Treacher (now known as Jalan Sultan Ismail) to having its own campus in Taman Melawati and Jalan Ampang, Malaysian Institute of Art has trained thousands of professional artists, designers and musicians for the creative industries in the country. Today, the Institute offers the Degree in Interior Architecture & Design, a range of Diploma programmes and Certificate in Art & Design. Having been around for 5 decades is a testimony to MIA for its commitment in providing quality education. We take education seriously!

•50 YEARS OF ART EXCELLENCE - We have been offering excellent and innovative art educations to students and have been producing creative professionals for over 50 years.

•OVER 15 COMPETITIONS & AWARDS PER YEAR - Our students have actively represented MIA in various arts and music events as well as creative competitions every year.

•COMPREHENSIVE FACILITIES & SERVICES - We offer Scholarship and Financial Aid for students, Art & Design Library, Computer Lab and various Workshops.

•OUR VERY OWN ART GALLERY - We have designed a platform to showcase our students’ unique works.

•EXCELLENT GRADUATES - MIA has produced notable graduates who have contributed to many of our country’s creative industries.

•HOUSING & SAFE ENVIRONMENT - We offer housing services for our students, close to the campus with a safe environment.

•CONNECTING YOU WITH THE WORLD - We forge partnerships with overseas universities and various industries to provide opportunities to the students.

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