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Diploma in Fashion Design (Full Time / Online Distance Learning)

Offered by: Management and Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyManagement and Science University
Course Duration2 ½ years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM25,000 - RM30,000
FacultySchool of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design

Top 151st-200th in the world and Malaysia 1st for Art & Design (Fashion Design) in QS WUR by Subject 2021

Course Description

MSU's Diploma in Fashion Design programme aims to develop creative awareness and understanding of fashion and textiles through the practices of research, drawing, and technical skills, also through an understanding of colour, texture, pattern, and form, and an awareness of fashion and textiles as a three-dimensional experience. You will be introduced to the research and design cycles and encouraged to develop your design skills besides adding your individual approach to both two-dimensional and three-dimensional work. Your classes are real-world and use industry technology and software. Your lecturers are industry professionals themselves, experts who developed our curriculum and share our passion in experiential learning. Their experience and industrial links are important in this fast-moving industry, keeping you abreast with industry happenings. At the end of your studies, we celebrate your talent by asking you to design for the runway, create pieces from your own unique vision.

Year One
  • Sample Making
  • Introduction to Visual Design
  • Introduction to Fashion
  • Basic Marketing for Fashion
Year Two
  • Fashion Design Interpretation
  • Draping
  • Fabric Studies
  • Industrial Training
Year Three
  • Garment Production
  • Visual Display and Merchandising
Entry Requirements
You will need THREE (3) Credits at SPM/O-level and a Pass in Pendidikan Seni (Art Education); OR a PTPL Certificate with 2.00 CGPA; OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate. 
Candidates who failed or did not sit SPM Pendidikan Seni (Art Education) must pass MSU’s interview and portfolio test. 
Diploma in Fashion Design (DFD) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA). 
Career Prospects
  • Design Assistant
  • Production Assistant
  • Junior Pattern-Maker / Cutter

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

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