Diploma in Creative Fashion Design

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Fashion design is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. In conjunction with that, Diploma in Creative Fashion Design offers new skills, knowledge and professional experience in international learning and teaching environment.

This three-year programme is a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the fashion industry through direct experience and experimentation by gaining the knowledge of the historical and cultural traditions that provides the foundations to today's innovation in the world of fashion. The programme combines just the right balance between fashion designs, production, textiles and computer skills required in the fashion industry. Students will develop the artistic vision and technical knowledge to create garments for a wide range of markets such as swimwear, lingerie, evening wear, outerwear, tailored jackets and children's wear to name a few, while exploring each stage of the fashion industry.

Studies include a variety of core courses in design, pattern drafting, construction, textiles, history of fashion and computer aided design. The programme offers a diverse curriculum that allows students to select from the following three options; Textiles, Technology and Marketing.

Programme Outline

  • English 1
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • History of Art and Design
  • Basic Figure Drawing
  • Embroidery Beadwork and Product
  • Fashion History & Culture
  • Basic Apparel and Sewing Technique
  • Introduction to Computer Design and Presentation
  • Fashion Figure Drawing
  • English 2
  • Pembangunan Diri 2
  • Pattern Drafting and Sewing
  • Fashion Design Development for Casual Wear
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Malay Traditional Costume
  • CAD for Fashion Illustration
  • English For Academic Writing
  • Malaysia Public Administration
  • Pattern Apparel and Draping
  • Fashion Design Development for Evening Wear
  • Photography
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Pencinta Alam
  • Kemahiran Pengucapan Awam

Entry Requirements

  • Option 1: Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia / Vokasional (SPM / SPMV)

  • Passed SPM / SPMV with 3 credits inclusive of:
    • Bahasa Melayu
    • Any other 2 subjects
  • Obtained a pass in History
  • Pass an Interview Session / Drawing Test / Portfolio Review for applicant without Arts subject qualification
  • Option 2: Entry with any Equivalent Qualification

  • Any equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • Pass an Interview Session / Drawing Test / Portfolio Review for applicant without Arts subject qualification

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Fahion Designer
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Pattern Maker
  • Merchandiser

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor studies at any potential universities.