Diploma in Fashion Design

Application Dates
Course Overview
Tuition Fees
Malaysian Students: RM 18,200
Kuala Lumpur
2 years
Study Field


Faculty of Communication and Creative Industries

Entry Requirements

(1) SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
(2) O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
(3) UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
(4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subject:
i) (1), (2) and (3) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*
i) (1), (2), (3) and (4) must pass a specified portfolio test to be conducted by TAR UC

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Intake Month


Course Overview

This programme fosters your creativity to develop a personal signature style and specialised practical knowledge for the world of fashion. It nurtures students to play a key role as an authentic designer for entry-level positions in the fashion design industry. Students will learn to research, analyse, experiment, discover and innovate with a solid training in crafts such as pattern design, embroidery, printing and draping. This programme enables graduating fashion designers to be competitive within the local and international fashion industry by combining creative and intellectual approaches to visual-design innovations with strong theoretical and practical elements. At the end of the programme, you would have gained the knowledge and ability to start your own business, be ready to enter the workplace and embark on a brilliant professional career as a successful Fashion Designer or other positions in the fashion industry. Students will have the opportunity to learn to think critically about design. Students can also move on to the development of collections, with opportunities to present their work in fashion shows and competitions.