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Diploma In Fashion Design

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


Overview

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 2 design knowledge in the fashion frontier.

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

About the Programme

Assessments

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

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

Candidates must meet either of the following 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.

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
MUET
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2

  • 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
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
180
IELTS
Band 5.0
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
180
TOEFL IBT
40
TOEFL PBT
500
Pearson Test of English
42
MUET
Band 2

  • 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.

Courses Offered

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.

Career Opportunities

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

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 50,910

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 63,470

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

For enquiry, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.
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