Diploma in Fashion Design

(R/214/4/0085) (MQA/FA 2071) 08/2023

The Diploma in Fashion Design programme aims to prepare the students with a range of professional and transferable skills for employment or further study and future career opportunities within fashion and/or creative industries.

Duration of Study

3 years

Credit Hours


Career Prospect

Fashion Designers, Freelance Designers, Self-Employment/ Own Fashion Business, Trend Predictions, Stylists, Design Consultants, Fashion Illustrators, Pattern Cutters And Garment Technologists As Well As Areas Within Fashion Marketing, Branding, Retail, Merchandising And Buying

Subjects Offered

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Academic English 1
  • Art Fundamentals
  • Fashion History
  • Fashion Figure Drawing
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Academic English 2
  • Professional Communications / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Introduction to Color Studies
  • Fashion Design 1
  • Co Curriculum**
  • Textile Technology
  • Embroidery & Embellishment
  • Academic English 3
  • Fashion Design 2
  • Garment Construction 1
  • Pattern Drafting Techniques & Manipulation 1
  • CAD for Fashion & Textiles
  • Garment Construction 2
  • Pattern Drafting Techniques & Manipulation 2
  • Creative Fashion Illustration
  • Fashion Event Management
  • Fashion Design 3
  • Apparel Marketing & Retailing
  • Fashion Accessories & Footwear Design
  • Final Project

Entry Requirement

  • Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a minimum of 3 credits; or
  • Passed UEC with at least Grade B in 3 subjects; or
  • Passed SPM or equivalent, with a minimum of one credit; and certificate of skill in Level 3 Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) or certificates equivalent to it; or
  • Passed the Certificate with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

  • Passed the interview and exam test.

Additional Requirement for International Students - English

  • For international students: IELTS 4.0 / CEFR A2 or equivalent TOEFL PBT (397) or TOEFL IBT (30-31) or CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance) / CEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1 or PTE (Pearson Test of English) (30) or MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band 2)

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