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Diploma in Fashion Design

Offered by: City University Malaysia
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Course Description

The Diploma in Fashion Design aims at developing students’ ability to conceptualise and produce fashion designs of recognised international standards to meet the changing needs of the global textile and apparel trade. The diploma emphasises innovation and creativity in Fashion Design while providing students with technical know-how necessary for a successful career in the fashion industry.


Subject Offered

• Pengajian Malaysia/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
• Professional Communication/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A **
• Basic Entrepreneurship
• Co Curriculum***
• English on the Go
• New Direction in English
• Global English
• Arts Fundamentals
• Fashion History
• Textile Technology
• Fashion Design 1
• Fashion Design 2
• Garment Construction 1


• Pattern Drafting Techniques and Manipulation 1
• Introduction To Color Studies
• Embroidery & Embellishment
• CAD For Fashion & Textiles
• Garment Construction 2
• Pattern Drafting Techniques and Manipulation 2
• Fashion Design 3
• Creative Fashion Illustration
• Apparel Marketing & Retailing
• Fashion Event Management
• Fashion Accessories & Footwear Design
• Project

Entry Requirements

• Passed SPM/SPMV/GCE O-Level with minimum 3 credits in any subjects; OR

• Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects; OR

• Having Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) level 3 in related field and passed SPM with 1 credit; OR

• Passed certificate with minimum PNGK 2.00; OR

• Other qualifications that is recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND

• Passed the interview and drawing test


Career Prospects

Fashion Designer, Product Manager, Pattern Maker, Fashion Consultant, Writer in Fashion Industry, Marketer in Fashion Industry, Lecturer in Fashion Area, Fashion Designer, Assistant Fashion Designer, Fashion Stylist, Production, Patternmaker, Pattern Grader, Fabrications And Trim Buyer, Merchandiser, Fashion Illustrator and Textile Artist, Fashion Coordinator, Retail Buyer, Theatrical Costume Maker And Designer

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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