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Diploma in Fashion Design Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 2 Years
  Intake JAN,MAY

Course Overview

The Diploma in Fashion Design programme aims to provide students with broad-based knowledge and advanced skills . Students will be exposed to entrepreneurship skills, visual expression, creativity and innovation as well as professional communication in fashion design. Students will be trained for Fashion Drafting, Fashion Draping and Sewing Techniques in order to create their garments by the end of the programme. Students will also be able to apply operational and entrepreneurial skills to perform professionally and ethically in fashion design.

  • Programme Length: 2 Years
  • Programme Credit: 90 Credit Hours
  • Intakes: January / May / September
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Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Diploma in Fashion Design in Raffles University Malaysia

  • SPM: Credit in 3 subjects
  • O Level: Grade C in 3 subjects
  • UEC: Grade B in 3 subjects
  • STPM: Grade C (CGPA2.00) in 1 subjects
  • A Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects
  • STAM: Min. Maqbul grade
  • SKM: Level 3 and Credit in 1 subject in SPM
  • Community College Certificate (MQF Level 3) and Credit in 1 subject at SPM
  • Certificate (MQF Level 3): Pass
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government which will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Additional Requirements: Passed RU Portfolio assessment and Interview

Malaysian Student
English Requirement
No Minimum English Requirement

* A Learning Assistance Sessions (LAS) (from Week 6 to Week 12) will be provided at no cost if the student failed the English assessment in week 4

International Student
English Requirement

IELTS: 4.0
TOEFL Essentials (Online): 5
TOEFL iBT: 30-31
PTE: 36
MUET: Band 3
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 140

*Students who did not meet International Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Course Outlines

Course Outlines of Diploma in Fashion Design in Raffles University Malaysia

Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Academic Writing
– Academic Reading
– English for Communication
– Fashion Drawing
– Colour Theory    
– U1: Ethics Appreciation and
Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 1
– Fiber & Textiles
– Garment Composition
– CAD for Fashion Design
– History of Costume    
– Fashion Draping 1
– Women’s Wear Drafting 1
– Sewing Techniques 1
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Women’s Wear Drafting 2 and Presentation
– Fashion Draping 2 and Presentation
– Sewing Techniques 2    
– U3: Malaysian Economy
– Fashion Illustration
– Digital Photography
–  Production Workshop
– Fashion Design, Research and Development    
– U2: Teamwork and Leadership/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
– U4: Co-Curricular
– Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operation
– Final Project

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Diploma in Fashion Design in Raffles University Malaysia

  • Junior Fashion Designer
  • Junior Fashion Illustrator
  • Stylist Assistant
  • Junior Textile Designer
  • Design Room Assistant
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Personal Shopper
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Fashion Retail Assistant

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