Diploma in Hairdressing

MQA/PA 3402 KPT/ JPS (N/815/4/0007)04/20

Course Information

Duration: 2 ½ years
Full Time
Conducted in Malaysia: Yes
Level of Study: Diploma Level
Faculty: School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA)
Awarding Country: Malaysia
Exam Body: Management and Science University
Fees: RM25,000 - RM30,000

Course Overview

MSU's Diploma in Hairdressing programme will equip you with all that you need to know about the world of cosmetology. You will be trained in the core skills of hair cutting and colouring, professional grooming, styling, and make-up. Courses in management will ground you in the fundamentals to managing and entrepreneurship. With their vast experience, our lecturers will guide you in the theoretical and practical aspects of the field, and a period of internship at the end of your studies will place you right in the heart of the job market.


Year One
  • Introduction to Beauty Industry
  • Customer Service and Sales
  • Fundamental of Hair Cutting
  • Hair Styling
Year Two
  • Management for Service Industry
  • Hair and Scalp Treatment
  • Industrial Training
Year Three
  • Skin Structure and Growth
  • Make Up
  • Hair Colouring

Entry Requirements

You will need THREE (3) Credits at SPM level OR a PTPL Certificate AND you must pass MSU’s colour test and interview. 
Diploma in Hairdressing (DHD) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA). 

Career Prospects

  • Junior Hair Stylist
  • Hair Salon Owner
  • All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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