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Bachelor of Applied Art & Design (Hons)

Offered by: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyKulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream

University Required Courses

  1. Bahasa  Melayu 1&2 (for International Students)
  2. Tilawah 1 & 2
  3. The Islamic Worldwide
  4. English for Academic Purposes
  5. Bahasa Melayu Lanjutan (for Malaysian Students)
  6. Bahasa Melayu untuk Kerjaya (for Malaysian Students)
  7. Islam & Knowledge Fiqh & Ethics for Everyday Life


Kulliyyah Required Courses

  1. Quran, Sunnah and Built Environment
  2. Multidisciplinary Project


BAAD Required Courses

  1. Applied Arts & Design Studio 1,2,3,4,5 & 6
  2. Degree Project
  3. Design Thesis
  4. Design Methodology
  5. Islamic Craftmanship
  6. Islamic Calligraphy
  7. History of Islamic Art
  8. History of Art
  9. Appreciation of Art & Design
  10. Computer Graphics Design 1& 2
  11. Photo Media
  12. ICT Intergrated Project
  13. Graphics Communication & Presentation
  14. Spaces Planning & Ergonomics
  15. Heritage & Contemporary Studies
  16. Research Methodology


BAAD Majoring Courses

  1. ID Materials & Technology 1 &2
  2. Lighting & Colour
  3. Custom Cabinet & furniture
  4. Advanced CAD for ID
  5. Visual Psychology
  6. ID Professional Practice
  7. Marketing & Management
  8. Professional Practice (Interior Design)
  9. Material & Process 1 &2
  10. Industrial Drawing
  11. Packaging Design
  12. Structure of Design
  13. Workshop Practice
  14. Industrial Marketing & Management
  15. Model Making & Final Project
  16. Professional Practice (Industrial Design)
  17. History of Building Construction
  18. Introduction To Conservation Archaeology
  19. Conservation Science
  20. Intro to Materials & Techniques
  21. Conservation & Restoration
  22. Building Pathology
  23. Collections Management
  24. Professional Practice (Conservation)
Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. 3 Principals passes in the STPM, obtained in one sitting OR
  2. 3 Principals passes in the CGE 'A' Level, obtained in one sitting OR
  3. Any other certificate recognised by the Senate of IIUM as equivalent to the above


Language Requirements

English is the primary medium of instruction.  All applicants should submit a score of 550 in the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of 6.0 points in the IELTS (International English Language Testing Services) orEPT (English Placement Test).  The last is administrated by IIUM.  Candidates who do not meet the above requirements may take up language proficiency courses within the university to achieve the required standard.  Arabic is employed as a secondary medium of instructions.

Career Prospects
  1. Job prospects for Bachelor on Applied Arts and Design graduates  includes:
  2. Conservation and Preservation consultant/ adviser on art and architectural heritage: with the Local Authorities (e.g. DBKL), Badan Warisan Malaysia or Department of Museum and Antiquity.
  3. Interior Designer in private sectors ; Interior design consultant in architectural firms and developer’s offices.
  4. Designer: in the areas of furniture design, stage design or prop design .
  5. Industrial Designer : in the areas of product design, rapid-prototypes and conceptual industrial design
  6. Specialists in Computer Aided Design : in the fields of interior design, industrial design and conservation and Research Officer (with universities, research institutions, NGO’s or private firms)

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

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