Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Fashion Design


Programme Overview:

This programme integrates theoretical and specialized practical knowledge to prepare students for careers in the fashion industry. Professional seeking to upgrade skills in apparel construction, pattern making, draping, tailoring and other related fashion design related areas can also pursue this programme for career enhancement. The curriculum blends creative and intellectual approaches to visual-design innovations encompassing learning in both traditional and computer-generated designs. This stimulates students to develop their own sense of design and style and enable graduated to excel in the competitive local and international fashion industry.

This programme is designed with a focus on acquiring the technical and professional skills required by the fashion industry. At the same time, it hones students personal fashion signature and prepares them for entry-level employment namely costume designer, assistant fashion buyer, fashion designer or seamstress.

Whether you want to make your mark as a designer, fashion stylist, or the force behind driving demand for the latest designs, this programme ensures that you will be all prepared for a thriving and creative industry.

Duration and Offered In:

3 Years 

  • Kuala Lumpur Main Campus KPT/JPS(N/214/6/0096)09/18-May & October intakes

Minimum Entry Requirement for Bachelor Degree Programmes (MER) -PDF

Career Prospects:
  • Fashion & Image Consultant
  • Fashion & Apparel Designers
  • Garment Manufacturing Designers
  • Garment and Textile Designers
  • Fashion Designers
  • Fashion and Textile Buyers
  • Fashion and Textile Merchandisers
  • Costume for Performing Arts Designers
  • Fashion Retails
  • Retail Buyers
  • Pattern & Marker Makers
  • Visual Merchandisers
  • Fashion Event Organisers
  • Production Assistants
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Fashion Illustrators
  • Wardrobe Assistants
Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Art
  • Fundamentals of Fashion Design
  • Garment & Pattern Construction 1
  • Figure Drawing for Fashion
  • History of Costume
  • Fashion Design Illustration
  • Fashion Design Concepts OR Print Design
  • Basic Photography OR Digital Illustration
  • Colour Theory
  • Draping 1
  • Garment & Pattern Construction II
  • Software Application for Fashion
  • Advanced Fashion Design Illustration
  • Painting Techniques OR Applied Photography
  • Research For Arts & Design
  • Malaysia Costumes & Cultural Studies
  • Textile: Exploration and Practices
  • Draping II
  • Fashion Buying & Merchandising
  • Sculpture OR Batik Appreciation
  • Industrial Training
  • Media & Advertising for Fashion
  • Garment & Pattern Construction III
  • Fashion Design Project Planning
  • Fashion Embroidery
  • Fashion Business Management
  • Fashion Design Project & Portfolio
  • Fashion Event Management
  • Design & Society
  • Type in Motion OR Fashion Accessories
  • Professional Practices for Designers

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, English for Humanities, Critical Thinking, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Contact Us


FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450123 / 41450100
Ext no. 3508, 3532
FAX: 603-41423166 / 018 925 1001
EMAIL : fcci@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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