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.


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 / Brand Manager
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Event Coordinator
  • Fashion Merchandiser / Buyer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Textile Designer

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

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

*For Malaysian students w ho do not have a credit in SPM BM.

Programme Core / Areas of Concentration
  • Computer Techniques for Fashion
  • Fashion Accessories & Shoes
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Design Portfolio 1
  • Fashion Design Portfolio 2
  • Fashion Drawing Techniques
  • Fashion Illustration 1
  • Fashion Illustration 2
  • Fashion Market Research
  • Final Garment Construction
  • History of Fashion Design
  • Introduction to Fashion Design
  • Introduction to Sewing Techniques
  • Introduction to Textile Study
  • Pattern Draping
  • Pattern Grading Techniques
  • Pattern Making 1
  • Pattern Making 2
  • Professional Practice
  • Study Skills
Elective Modules (choose one)
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Visual Merchandising

Industry Attachment (Compulsory)
  • Industry Work Placement Programme
Campuses & Intakes
INTI International College Subang
  • January
  • April
  • August

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
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Local Students
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Estimated Fees (RM)
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International Students
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Approximate Total Fee (USD)

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