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Diploma in Industrial Design

Offered by: Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration6 semesters + internship
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)39900/Course
FacultyIndustrial Design Dept.
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Course Description
Do you like to design the next future car concept?
The Industrial Design course begins with a grounding in design fundamentals, and later focuses on the study of aesthetics, functions, use of materials and manufacturing processes.
Industrial Design students will have the opportunity to develop innovative designs for human needs and improve the quality of living. This course emphasizes hands-on skills and methods for solving design problems. Our students will be trained in various aspects of design, from original ideas to building 3-D prototypes while learning the manufacturing processes and marketing strategies. Design projects cover areas such as consumer goods, leisure and sporting equipment, workshop machinery and hardware, medical and educational equipment, products for disabled people, electronics and design for transportation.

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Art & Design Fundamentals
  • 3D Studies
  • Painting 1
  • Drawing 1
  • History of Art 1
  • English
  • Malaysian Studies 2 or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

Semester 2

  • Industrial Design 1
  • Engineering Drawing 1
  • History of Industrial Design
  • Workshop Practice
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Writing Skills or Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Communication Ethics
  • Industrial Design 2
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Materials & Processes
  • Ergonomics

Semester 4

  • Community Project
  • Industrial Design 3
  • CAD Modeling
  • Design Methodology
  • Marketing & Management
  • Digital Imaging

Year 3

Semester 5

  • Industrial Design 4
  • CAD Visualization
  • Furniture Study
  • Packaging Design

Industrial Training

Semester 6

  • Industrial Design 5
  • Professional Practice
  • Final Project Analysis
Entry Requirements

SPM with minimum 3 credits in any subjects and passes in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah; or

UEC with minimum 3 Grade B in any subjects; or

O-Level with minimum 3 Grade C in any subjects; or

Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian government; AND

Submit two (2) A4 size drawings (personal choice of media, technique and subject matter).

Intake Months

Jan, June, Sept

Career Prospects
  • Furniture Designer
  • Kitchen System Designer
  • Wood-Base Product Designer
  • Metal-Base Product Designer
  • 3-Dimensional Designer
  • Office System Designer
  • Plastic-Base Product Designer
  • Display & Exhibition System Designer

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

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