Diploma In Fashion Design

Approval Code R/214/4/0081; 06/2023
Accreditation Code MQA/FA2477
Classification Diploma
Subject Area Fashion Design
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 2 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

International Degree Pathways



The Diploma in Fashion Design emphasises the broad framework of Fashion Design disciplines. Designed to nurture Fashion Designers who are versatile and dedicated to their profession, the programme equips students with fundamental competencies and design knowledge in the fashion frontier.

Assessments

Presentations, quizzes, tests, mid-term exams, final year exams, folio and assignments among others.

Qualifications
Academic Requirements
SPM
Pass SPM with minimum 3 subject Grade C
 
UEC
Pass UEC with minimum 3 subject Grade B
 
O-Level
Minimum 3 subject Grade C
 
Any other equivalent qualification
Case-by-case basis
 

Note:
* Pass Portfolio Assessment.

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'
 

English Language Requirements
For Local Students (Diploma and Degree)
  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum grade of B+ in SPM English Language; or a minimum grade of C in SPM English Language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE; or a minimum grade of A2 in UEC English language; or minimum Band 3 of MUET.
  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students (Diploma)
  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum Band 2 in MUET (Malaysian University English Test); or a minimum Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a minimum score of 500 in TOEFL (Paper based); or a minimum score of 40 in TOEFL (Internet based); or a minimum score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE); or a minimum score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE); or a minimum score of 42 in Pearson Test of English.
  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00920) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and / or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.

The graduates are equipped and ready for the industry in the areas of

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Product Developer
  • Fashion Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Market Researcher
  • Fashion Promoter
  • Window Display Artist (Fashion)
  • Illustrator
  • Pattern Maker
Year
Courses
Year 1
  • History of Art & Design
  • Basic Design
  • Creative Thinking Skills
  • Fundamentals of Drawing 1
  • Study Skills & Employability (MPU - U2)
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 1 (MPU - U4)
  • Fundamentals of Drawing 2
  • Fashion Design Application
  • Pattern Construction & Sewing
  • Embroidery
  • History of Costume
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Textile Technology
  • Basic Digital Fashion
 
Year 2
  • Fashion Design - Development and Presentation
  • Pattern Making and Fashion Sewing 1
  • Fashion Illustration l
  • Draping Techniques
  • Marketing & Consumer Behaviour
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 2 (MPU - U4)
  • Final Major Project – Research & Design Portfolio
  • Pattern Making and Fashion Sewing 2
  • Fashion Illustration 2
  • Fashion Retailing
  • Ideation & Innovation
  • Cooperative Placement
  • Business Communication
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective
 
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
– For Malaysian students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
– For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.


International Degree Pathway (IDP) via Diploma in Fashion Design

IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Marketing & Production / Fashion & Textiles Buying Management / Fashion Communication & PromotionDiploma + 2University of HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom£ 13000

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