Diploma in Fashion Design

INTI International College Subang: KPT/JPS(MQA/PA2770)05/2018

The Diploma in Fashion Design programme enables students to conceptualise and produce fashion designs of recognised international standards that meet the changing needs of the global textile and apparel trade.

This programme emphasises innovation and creativity in Fashion Design while providing students with the technical know-how for a successful career in the fashion industry. It will also help students nurture specific skills related to sewing, pattern drafting, fashion illustration, fashion styling, design and garment construction.

In addition, students are exposed to real life projects, fashion shows, enriching field trips to showrooms and rigorous internships to ensure industry-readiness.


  • Get a solid foundation in research, design methodology and practical skills in drawing, communications and fashion designing with exciting field trips to showrooms, museums and factories to broaden your knowledge of the fashion industry and fashion design
  • A hands-on driven syllabus, our projects will have you making your very own fashion collections - from the drawing table to the finished product

Career Opportunities
Graduates will be able to take on positions as contemporary and creative fashion designers, working as strategic team members, leaders, and independent designers, or in many of the specialised areas within the fashion industry, including:
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Textile Designer
  • Fashion / Brand Manager
  • Fashion Merchandiser / Buyer
  • Fashion event coordinator

Industry Partners
  • Monica Quen
  • Salabianca Sdn Bhd
  • STYLO International
  • Tongue in Chic
  • Pestle & Mortar
  • Ed Hardy Stores Malaysia
  • Padini Holdings Berhad
  • L’Oreal Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • The Body Shop
  • Estee Lauder Malaysia
  • Parkamaya
  • Pavilion Shopping Centres Sdn Bhd
  • Zouk Club (KL) Sdn Bhd
  • Miko Hair Studio
  • New Zealand Embassy
  • Elegantology
  • Bon Zainal
  • Amir Luqman
  • Khoon Hooi
Programme Duration
2.5 years
(inclusive of internship)
Financial assistance available:
Programme Structure

Common Core / Core Fundamental
  • Fundamentals of English
  • Photography
  • Theory and Practice of Design
MPU Subjects
  • Malaysian Studies 2 (Local students)/ Malay Communication 1B (International students)
  • Critical Thinking for Better Communication / Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Community Service & Co-curriculum

*Exempted if a credit in BM has been obtained at SPM level. If credit is obtained student will take Critical Thinking for Better Communication

Programme Core / Areas of Concentration
  • History of Fashion Design
  • Study Skills
  • Introduction to Fashion Design
  • Introduction to Textile Study
  • Introduction to Sewing Techniques
  • Fashion Drawing Techniques
  • Fashion Illustration 1
  • Fashion Illustration 2
  • Computer Techniques for Fashion
  • Fashion Market Research
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Accessories & Shoes
  • Pattern Making 1
  • Pattern Making 2
  • Pattern Grading Techniques
  • Fashion Direction
  • Pattern Draping
  • Professional Practice
  • Fashion Design Portfolio 1
  • Fashion Design Portfolio 2
  • Final Garment Construction
Elective Modules ( choose 1)
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Fashion Forecasting
Industry Attachment (Compulsory)
  • Industry Work Placement Program
Campuses & Intakes
INTI International College Subang
  • 13 January 2014
  • 7 April 2014
  • 18 August 2014
Academic Calendar

Candidates will normally be expected to possess any one of the following qualifications listed below AND to meet the English language requirements.

Entry Level Entry Requirements
SKM Level 3 in Art and Design field with 1 credit in SPM
Others Recognized Art and Design Certificate or equivalent qualification that recognized by the Malaysian Government;
Pass Portfolio Review or Art Test conducted by the College for candidate who does not have a pass in Art Subject.
Fees Summary
INTI International College Subang
Local Students
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Estimated Fees (RM)
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International Students
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Students Fee Structure here.
Approximate Total Fee (USD)

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