What will I learn?

This programme provides academic and specialized practical knowledge to prepare students for entry-level positions in the fashion design industry. This programme enables graduating fashion designers to perform competitively within the local and international fashion industry, combining creative and intellectual approaches to visual-design innovations with strong theoretical and practical elements. It prepares students for positions in the fashion industry from a realistic industrial point.

Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Fashion Design.

Programme Outline:

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Fashion Fundamentals
  • Draping
  • Figure Drawing
  • Fashion Design Concepts
  • Customer History
  • Introduction to Art
  • Basic Photography
  • Fashion Illustration and Presentation
  • Colour Studies
  • Textiles Materials
  • Fashion Image
  • Visual Merchandisers
  • Pattern and Garment Constructions
  • Applied Photography
  • Embroidery Handwork
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Computer Aided Textile & Fashion Design
  • Fashion Synthesis
  • Fashion Retailing
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Fashion Design Project
  • Fashion Productions

Career Prospects:

  • Fashion Designers
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Patternmakers
  • Assistant Designers
  • Fabrication and Trim Buyers
  • Merchandisers
  • Fashion Illustrators
  • Textiles Artists
  • Pattern Cutters
  • Workroom Assistant
  • Visual Merchandisers

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Communication and Creative Industries

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
RM14,600.00 (US$ 3,409) per year
RM 29,200 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May 2021


Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian high school (i.e. SPM); O Level/IGCSE with minimum 3 Grade C(c) in the relevant subjects or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government.

International students must meet any one of the following English Language tests recognized by TAR UC as meeting the English Language requirement before they are accepted for admission to any of the TAR UC programmes.

IELTS (Academic): Band 4.0

TOEFL (Paper-based): 397

TOEFL (Internet-based testing): 30

PTE Academic: 30

Or any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of TAR UC.


About this uni

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College has produced more than 180,000 successful graduates.

  • Select from 150+ programs offered at various levels
  • Earn a dual award qualification with international partners
  • Highly qualified academic staff with industry experience
  • International student community from 20+ different countries