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BA (Honours) Furniture and Product Design

Offered by: First City University College (FCUC)

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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years
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CampusFirst City UC
FacultyFaculty Design & Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
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Entry into our full-time/part-time Master of Design Management (MDM) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme with special Alumni tuition fees.

Course Description

This programme provides knowledge and practical skills for students seeking a career as professional furniture and product designers. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of materials and their properties, be adept in industry-related software and cultivate design and conceptual thinking skills. They will participate in furniture and product exhibitions and work on collaborative projects with the industry.

Students will undergo internships with various furniture & product design companies and manufacturers.

The Programme objectives are to:

  1. Produce innovative and practical professional designers equipped with critical and analytical skills.
  2. Provide students with necessary technical skills and develop their social awareness in the furniture & product design industry.
  3. Provide students with necessary soft skills for personal development as well as a range of transferable skills to support their career development.
  4. Produce graduates with entrepreneurial and professional skills.
  5. Prepare students for postgraduate study and lifelong learning.


  • Design Studio 1
  • Design Communication 1
  • Material and Technology 1
  • Critical Studies 1
  • Communication Writing Skills
  • Elective Subjects (select one)
    • Visual Merchandising
    • Sustainable Design
  • Design Studio 2
  • Design Communication 2
  • Material and Technology 2
  • Critical Studies 2
  • Communication Presentation Skills
  • Consumer Behavior or Principles of Economics


  • Design Studio 3
  • Computer Aided Design 1
  • Critical Studies 3
  • Professional Practice
  • Design and Portfolio
  • Design Studio 4
  • Computer Aided Design 2
  • Critical Studies 4
  • Research methodology and proposal
  • Elective Subjects (select one)
    • Creative Entrepreneurship
    • Design Competition And Special Project


  • Design Studio 5
  • Design Studio 6
  • Design and Exhibition
  • Dissertation
  • Project Management
  • Industrial Placement
Entry Requirements
  • STPM – Minimum 2Cs and a Pass in English and Art (Pendidikan Seni) in SPM
  • UEC – Minimum 5Bs
  • GCE A-LEVEL – Minimum 2Ds
  • FOUNDATION/MATRICULATION – Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0
  • DIPLOMA – Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0 in Diploma in Interior Design/Art and Design/Design/Multimedia Design/Interior and Architecture Design and a pass in English in SPM or its equivalent
  • Other equivalent qualifications which are recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency
  • AND Pass Portfolio interview
Intake Months


Career Prospects
  • Furniture Design
  • Product Design
  • Retail
  • Exhibition Set Design
  • Furniture Manufacturing
  • Furniture Trade
  • Packaging Design
  • CAD Specialist

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

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