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Diploma in Fashion Design

Offered by: Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course DurationFT: 3 Yrs ; PT: 5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
FeesRefer to Univ.
FacultyFaculty of Design & Creativity
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Course Description

The Diploma in Fashion Design offers a professional pathway into the world of glamorous fashion industry. The structure provides a comprehensive programme that enables a student to develop an individual approach to commercial viability. Students are also encouraged to participate in major shows and exhibitions, such as Malaysian International Fashion Alliance (MIFA), Malaysian Official Designer Association (MODA) and the Batik Guild, all aimed at providing valuable practical experience in confronting with challenges in the real fashion arena.

Curriculum

Key Subjects

  • Basic English I & II
  • PC Competency
  • Drawing Essentials
  • Elements of Fashion Design
  • Basic Embroidery Handwork
  • Introduction to Batik Making
  • Pattern Grading Technique
  • Art Fundamental
  • Basic Figure Drawing
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Introduction to Fashion
  • Cultural & Costume History
  • Fashion Design I, II & III
  • Pattern Making I & II
  • Garment Construction & Sewing Technique
  • Fashion Illustration I & II
  • History of Fashion
  • Textile Studies I & II
  • Business English
  • Computer Aided Design & Illustration
  • Fashion Marketing & Branding
  • Contemporary Business
  • Critical & Creative Thinking
  • Fashion Portfolio Development
  • Fashion Aided Pattern Making
  • Fashion Entrepreneurship
  • Visual Merchandising Display
  • Project
Entry Requirements
  • SPM with 3 credits in any subjects including Pendidikan Seni
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects including at least a Pass in Pendidikan Seni
  • Other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution of Government of Malaysia
  • Other equivalent certificate by a Polytechnic
  • Students who did not take Pendidikan Seni as a subject in SPM shall attend AND pass the interview session/ drawing test/ portfolio evaluation conducted by KLMUC
- SPM with 3 credits in any subjects including Pendidikan Seni
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects including at least a Pass in Pendidikan Seni
- Other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution of Government of Malaysia
- Other equivalent certificate by a Polytechnic
- Students who did not take Pendidikan Seni as a subject in SPM shall attend AND pass the interview session/ drawing test/ portfolio evaluation conducted by KLMUC
Career Prospects

A graduate can work as a designer, fashion buyer, merchandiser, illustrator, fashion journalist, fabric or colour researcher, stylists, etc.

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


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