Faculty of Creative Industries

Foundation in Arts (Fashion Design)

(R2/010/3/0084) (MQA/FA 1998) 07/2027

Programme Description

The Foundation in Arts (Fashion Design) is a preparatory programme that gives you the skills needed to successfully complete an undergraduate degree. This introductory study of fashion design can help you better understand the qualities and skills needed to be successful in the fashion industry. You may get hands-on experience designing clothes alongside courses designed to help you to better manage your time while at the university. You may gain a variety of skills during this programme, such as effective communication, portfolio development and drawing techniques. Not only will these abilities help you succeed in an undergraduate degree programme, but they can also serve you well in your career.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 12 months
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  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

Subjects offered*

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Foundation English 1
  • Basic Statistics
  • ICT Skills
  • Foundation English 2
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Fashion History
  • Introduction to Textile
  • Basic Figure Drawing
  • Introduction to Fashion Design
  • Basic Pattern Drafting Techniques
  • Introduction to Garment Sampling



  • Possess SPM or equivalent with a minimum of 5 credits in any subjects including English.

English Competency Requirement:

  • Determination of Malay and English grade requirements at the SPM level for admission to programs under the body professionals are in accordance with the standards/manuals/stipulations of the relevant professional bodies.

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