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Bachelor in fashion design technology (hons) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
Intake Deadline
MAR 30th JAN
AUG 30th JUN


Overview of Bachelor in fashion design technology (hons) in Taylor's University Malaysia

The fashion design technology degree is designed in a unique format where the programme is a combination of standard design and sewing curriculum injected with technological components in both learning experience and module contents.

The degree will provide extensive knowledge to students to use the latest technology in designing. Fashion design using the most recent technology advancements is clearly important in today's modern world. Students will become skilled fashion designers with fashion technological knowledge in the ever-evolving fashion world. 



Students will study the fundamental processes of design theory and practice through problem- and studio-based learning. In experiencing the design thinking process, students will be able to analyse, evaluate, and put forward design solutions that are innovative and creative. The modules prescribed will provide the student with the necessary skills sets to conceptualise and create aesthetically sound outputs that are creative, functional, entertaining, engaging and communicable.

This degree programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.



  • Introduction to Fashion Design
  • Introduction to Pattern Drafting and Garment Making
  • Fashion History
  • Fashion Project 1
  • Fashion Project 2
  • Garment Draping
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Introduction to Pattern Technology
  • Ethical and Sustainable Fashion
  • Innovative Industry Project
  • Innovative Pattern Drafting Project
  • Fashion Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Illustration
  • Industry Training
  • Fashion Design Technology Final Project 1
  • Fashion Design Technology Final Project 2
  • Garment Creation Technology 1
  • Garment Creation Technology 2
  • Fashion Communication and Visual Merchandising
  • International Fashion

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.


Common Core

  • Design Principles
  • Intercultural Design



This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.


  • Social Innovation Project 
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2



The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

  • Free Elective Modules

Choose any FIVE (5) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.





  • SPM / O-Level with Pre-U or Foundation

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 5 credits with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History in SPM for entry with pre-university or foundation qualification.

  • SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History in SPM for entry with Diploma qualification.

  • Portfolio Assessment

Students without a Pass in SPM Art subject must Pass Portfolio Assessment.



  • Taylor’s Foundation in Design (FID)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Natural and Built Environments (FNBE)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Other Taylor's Foundation

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Taylor’s Diploma in Interior Design (DID)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

CC with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs

  • A Levels

Min. grades EE

  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/SACE International

Min. ATAR 60

  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 55% in 6 subjects

  • MUFY


  • Foundation and Diploma from other institutions recognised by Malaysian Government

Min. CGPA 2.00

  • MoHE Matriculation

Min. CGPA 2.00

  • Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis




Band 4.0

  • MUET

Band 1

  • Pre-U / Diploma

Completed Pre-U / Diploma that was conducted in English



When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Fashion Forecaster
  • Fashion engineer
  • Fashion PR Coordinator
  • Pattern Technologist
  • Fashion Editor
  • Fashion Director

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