Diploma in Fashion Design
Course Title: Fashion Design, Diploma
Course Code: DFD
What the course will give you
MSU’s diploma programme in fashion design aims to develop creative awareness and understanding of fashion and textiles through the practices of research, drawing, and technical skills, also through an understanding of colour, texture, pattern, and form, and an awareness of fashion and textiles as a three-dimensional experience. You will be introduced to the research and design cycles and encouraged to develop your design skills besides adding your individual approach to both two-dimensional and three-dimensional work.
Your classes are real-world and use industry technology and software. Your lecturers are industry professionals themselves, experts who developed our curriculum and share our passion in and commitment to experiential learning. Their experience and current links are important in this fast-moving industry, keeping you abreast with industry happenings and industry-ready for your future career in fashion design. In your final semester, we celebrate your talent by asking you to design for the runway, create pieces from your own unique vision.
How long it will take you
2 ½ years
Where the qualification may lead you to
You qualify for entry-level positions that may include Design Assistant, Cutting Assistant, Sketching Assistant, Sketcher’s/Designer’s Assistant, Production Assistant, Sample Machinist, Pattern-Maker/Cutter, Sample Cutter, Merchandiser, Assistant Purchasing Manager, or even Junior Designer, among others.
Who may enrol
You will need THREE (3) Credits at SPM/O-level and a Pass in Pendidikan Seni (Art Education); OR a PTPL Certificate with 2.00 CGPA; OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate.
Candidates who failed or did not sit SPM Pendidikan Seni (Art Education) must pass MSU’s interview and portfolio test.
Diploma in Fashion Design (DFD) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA).
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