DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN

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Approval Code

R2/214/4/0171 (12/3/2022)

Accreditation

A 7503

Course Duration

2.5 Years

Course Mode

Full Time

Fashion is an international industry and Malaysia is already building a reputation for fashion at the global stage. Whilst there are a number of successful fashion brands in Malaysia, the industry demands talented fashion designers who are able to innovate and develop creative designs that can compete in the global market. Diploma in Fashion Design course aims at developing students’ ability to conceptualize and produce fashion designs of recognized international standards to meet the changing needs of the global textile and apparel trade. The diploma emphasizes innovation and creativity in Fashion Design while providing students with the technical know-how necessary for a successful career in the fashion industry.

Diploma in Fashion Design is very hands-on and students are expected to design their own garments collection. This includes all designs worn to create a statement about the individual. It incorporates all production activities which include the manipulation and experimentation of textiles and trims to generate ideas that will then be translated into three-dimensional form through pattern drafting and/or draping and sewing.

First Year

  • Introduction to Sewing
  • History of Garments
  • Garment Culture & Communication
  • Element & Principles of Design
  • Fashion Illustration I
  • Sewing I
  • Arts & Design I
  • Science Fabric & Textiles
  • Creative Embroidery

Second Year

  • Sewing II
  • Fashion Illustration II
  • Arts & Design II
  • Portfolio
  • Make – Up & Hair Styling I
  • Arts & Design III
  • Sewing III

Third Year

  • Malaysian Traditional Costumes
  • Make up & Hair Styling II
  • Industrial Training

Local Admission

SPM / SPMV

  • Pass with at least three credits in three (3) subjects; OR

STAM

  • Pass with rank “Maqbul”; OR

O - Level

  • Pass with at least Grade C in three (3) subjects; OR

STPM

  • Pass with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in one (1) subject; OR

Certificate

  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects; OR
  • Obtain Certificate (MQF level 3) in relevant field from PPT recognized by Government of Malaysia with at least 2.00 minimum CGPA; OR
  • Obtain Certificate Vocational/ Technical/ Community College/ SKM (level 3) in relevant field AND Pass SPM with at least one (1) credit; OR

Additional Requirements

  • Pass Pendidikan Seni/ Lukisan Kejuteraan at SPM level; OR
  • Pass Interview AND Portfolio test run by PPT for those failed or did not take Pendidikan Seni/ Lukisan Kejuteraan at SPM level

Any equivalent qualification recognize by Malaysian Government

International Admission

The English Language Entry Requirement for International Student at GEOMATIKA University College are as follows:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 3.0
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 450

** For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika College International’s English Program

Employment opportunities are available as per the following :

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Boutique Owner
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Head of Program

Madam Norazean Abd Malik
Bachelor of Art & Design, UiTM
norazean@geomatika.edu.my