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ba hons in industrial design APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
NOVEMBER
  Tution Fees N/A

  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

DEGREE LEVEL 1

First-year students will be focusing on the fundamentals of industrial design which includes drawing, creative thinking, project management, design process and model making. Student will be exposed to various skills from manual & digital sketching, brain storming methods to model making realising their concept design into reality. Students will be working in team managing projects, handling restricted timeline, develop communication skills as well as entrepreneurial skills.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Creative Project
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Trend and Visual Thinking
  • Design History and Context
  • Digital Illustration
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Material and Form
  • Project Management
  • 3D Design

DEGREE LEVEL 2

Second-year students will be exposed to advanced 3D modelling skills, focusing on advance form and conceptual design. The students will be required to transfer and decipher the consumer needs, market needs and problems into designs that will lead to solving a problem for those needs. Holistic design consideration such as ergonomic design, manufacturing process, understanding different materials and market needs will be the pinnacle focus in the second year.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Ergonomics
  • Digital Design Project
  • Model Making
  • Universal Design
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Product Design*
  • Transport Design* 
  • Furniture Design*
  • Sustainable Design* 
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Automotive Design Innovation
  • Advance 3D Visualization

* Choose 1 module depending on chosen specialisation.

INTERNSHIP (12 weeks)

Students will undertake a short Internship/ Industrial Training for a minimum period of 12 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

DEGREE LEVEL 3

In the final year, students will make use of their knowledge from previous studies and industrial experience to produce a high quality final year project. Students are allowed to choose the topic or area of study based on the specialism topics of their choice. Students will then need to manage project, design process, timeline and budget. Conversely, students will be able to explore industry projects and competition brief. Lastly, students will get to display and present their work in the final year exhibition, professional industry guests are invited to view and assess the students work.

Common Modules

Specialised and Option Modules
  • Research Project Report
  • Exhibition Design
  • Design Futures
  • Industry Project*
  • Production Visualisation*
  • Professional Project 1*
  • Professional Project 2*

* Projects unique to specialism

MQA Compulsory Subjects*

  • Ethnic Relations (M’sian Students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (M’sian Students)
  • Malaysian Studies (Int’l Students)
  • Malay Communication Language (Int’l Students)
  • Workplace Professional Communication Skills
  • Employee & Employment Trends
  • Co-Curriculum 

ENTRY REQUIREMNETS

 

  • ProgrammesGeneral RequirementsDIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 1 OF THE DEGREE:STPM 

A Pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects and a Credit in Bahasa Melayu and a Pass in English at SPM level.

  • A-LEVEL

2 Passes in A-Level with a Pass in English at SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE or its equivalent. 

  • UEC

5 Grade B's in UEC.

  • MATRICULATION/FOUNDATION  

A Pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum CGPA of 2.00.

  • DIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 2 OF THE DEGREE:
  • RELATED DIPLOMA

A Diploma in Design & Media or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal interview or submitting a relevant portfolio.

  • PORTFOLIO

Note: All applicants will be individually assessed via a portfolio, interview including drawing.

  • ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

• IELTS : 5.0
• TOEFL IBT : 35-45
• Pearson (PTE) : 36
• MUET : Band 3 

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