All Fashion Courses & Fashion Schools in Malaysia

Fashion Courses Schools Malaysia All Fashion Courses & Fashion Schools In Malaysia

With the growing interest to study and work in the fashion industry, more and more education institutions are starting to introduce fashion courses and programmes in Malaysia. For prospective students who are interested in fashion course, our list of 7 most popular fashion schools in Malaysia is a great starting point for exploration.

We also regularly receive enquiries requesting for more details, personal opinions and recommendations. As a way to help potential students, we’ve compiled a list of all fashion courses offered by universities & colleges in Malaysia.

* If you’re a fashion school and would like to have your programmes listed or updated, please contact us at fashion@atelierlabo.com

Check out the list below:

Diploma

Raffles Kuala Lumpur

  1. Diploma In Fashion Technology
    2 years 4 months, Full-time
    “The Diploma in Fashion Technology focuses on fashion production. Students hone their skills in apparel production, planning, and control to conceive tailored garment, mastering techniques such as cutting and sewing, draping, and pattern making.”
  2. Diploma In Fashion Accessories Design
    2 years 4 months, Full-time
    “The Diploma in Fashion Accessories Design introduces learners to designing and making fashion accessories, products that continue to gain importance in the world of fashion.”
  3. Diploma In Fashion Journalism
    2 years 4 months, Full-time
    “The Diploma in Fashion Journalism imparts the core skills needed to carry out photo shoots, layout fashion spreads for magazines and other digital media, fashion writing, the art of interviewing and presentation.”
  4. Diploma In Fashion Retail Management
    2 years 4 months, Full-time
    “The Diploma in Fashion Retail Management prepares students for successful store-based, online and non-store retail operations.”
  5. Diploma In Fashion Styling
    2 years 4 months, Full-time
    “Largely a practical and hands-on course, the Diploma in Fashion Technology subject prepares graduates for positions in the fashion and fashion styling industry.”
  6. Diploma In Fashion Business
    2 years 4 months, Full-time
    “Awarded by Raffles College of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur. The program allows students to explore their potential in the fashion industry and experience how the industry works, investigating areas such as fashion buying, brand marketing and promotion, lifestyle and trend prediction.”
  7. Advanced Diploma In Fashion Marketing And Management
    27 months, Full-time
    “In collaboration with Raffles College of Higher Education Singapore. Students learn buying and merchandising practices, conceptualizing, advertising and promotional activities.”
  8. Advanced Diploma In Fashion Design
    27 months, Full-time
    “In collaboration with Raffles College of Higher Education Singapore. This course takes the student from design concepts and processes through to final production, while teaching required business and contextual studies.”

ICAD @ INTI International University & Colleges

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design
    2 Years (MYR44,630 - MYR49,000)
    “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.”

ESMOD Kuala Lumpur by The One Academy

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design & Pattern Making
    3 Years, Full-time
    “This 3-year program, based on syllabus from Paris, combines the creative element in Fashion Design and the practical or technical skills in Pattern Making, Stylisme and Modelisme which includes the process of draping, cutting and sewing.”

IFTC Internation Academy of Fashion & Design

  1. Diploma In Fashion Design
    2 Years, Full-time
    “This course offers the combined and complete IFTC syllabus in fashion design, illustration, pattern drafting, draping cutting, sewing and covers all the fundamental skills and techniques you require to set you on the right track.”
  2. Advanced Diploma In Fashion Design
    9 Months
    “his programme builds on the skills acquired by students in our diploma programme or graduates in fashion from other fashion institutions. Individuals who also have significant industry experience and can demonstrate effective skills that meet IFTC standards can also enrol in this programme.”

Limkokwing University

  1. Diploma in Hair Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “This course gives you a thorough understanding of all the hair design basics to the highest professional level, teaching the newest techniques and trends.”
  2. Diploma in Fashion and Retail Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “The programme emphasises innovation and creativity in Fashion & Retail Design while providing the students with the technical knowledge necessary for a successful entry into the fashion industry.”
  3. Diploma in Fashion & Apparel Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “In the programme, the students are introduced to the basic skills of construction in sewing, flat pattern drafting and illustration.”
  4. Diploma in Batik Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “The curriculum covers the history and the development of batik, marketing, branding, artistic skills and creative ideas. The diploma itself offers a structured career path and with a shortage of batik designers at all levels, career prospects are excellent.”
  5. Professional Diploma in Hair Design
    9 Months

Malaysia Institute of Art (MIA)

  1. Diploma in Textile and Fashion Design
    3 Years, Full-time (RM33,900)
    “This course consists of two major modules, namely Textile Design and Fashion Design. Textile Design provides training in conceptual development, creative interpretation and technical production while Fashion Design equips the students with fashion and textile knowledge, marketing and practical skills. ”

Saito University College

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design
    2 Years 6 Months

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design
    2 Years
    “This programme provides academic and specialized practical knowledge to prepare students for entry-level positions in the fashion design industry.”

UCSI University

  1. Diploma In Fashion Design
    2 Years, Full-time
    “The programme equips students with fundamental competencies and design knowledge in the fashion frontier.”
  2. Diploma In Textile And Fashion Design
    2 Years, Full-time
    “This course offers an introduction to Textile Design and its relationship with Fashion Design. Students benefit from this as they can learn both Textile and Fashion Design.”
  3. Diploma In Fashion Styling
    2 Years, Full-time
    “The creative learning process where knowledge is shaped by experience and realistic situations is part of the Fashion Styling course.”

New Era University College

  1. Diploma in Fashion & Textile Design
    2.5 Years, Full-time
    “The programme helps students to develop skills and to acquire knowledge as textile and fashion designers, directing their work towards fashion outcomes which demonstrate an understanding of textile design.”

City University Malaysia

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “The programme's focus is on the creation and production of knowledgeable and highly able learners who display a high level of creativity and innovativeness based on their forward thinking.”

Management & Science University (MSU)

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design
    2.5 Years, Full-time
    “The programme aims to develop creative awareness and understanding of fashion and textiles through the practices of research, drawing, and technical skills,”

Equator College

  1. Diploma in Fashion Design Technology
    3 Years, Full-time (RM 35,600)
    “The programme stresses on the principles of fashion design and the development of ideas from well-explored research. It provides an understanding of the design processes, researches, and experimental design analyses in addition to grooming students in production and promotional issues.”

Widad University College

  1. Diploma in Creative Fashion Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “This programme is a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the fashion industry through direct experience and experimentation by gaining the knowledge of the historical and cultural traditions that provides the foundations to today's innovation in the world of fashion.”

Bachelor's Degree

Raffles Kuala Lumpur

  1. BA (Hons) International Fashion Business
    3 years, Full-time
    “By gaining insight on all facets of the fashion business, from trend prediction and analysis to retailing and marketing, our graduates can become among the future pioneers shaping the fashion world and catering to the evolving needs of the global fashion consumer.”
  2. Ba (Hons) Fashion
    3 Years, Full-time
    “In collaboration with Coventry University, United Kingdom”

IFTC Internation Academy of Fashion & Design

  1. Bachelor of Fine Arts (Fashion) - Twinning Degree with Paris American Academy (PAA)
    1 Year
    “This special with arrangement Paris American Academy (PAA) is exclusive for IFTC graduates only. Applicants to this programme are expected to have minimally completed the IFTC 2-year Diploma Programme before enrolling for the IFTC-PAA Twinning Degree Programme.”

Limkokwing University

  1. BA of Arts (Hons) in Fashion Design
    3 Years
    “The exciting program will prepare you for a successful career as a fashion designer and developer. You will be able to explore and exploit cutting edge technology and aesthetics for clothing.”
  2. BA (Hons) in Fashion & Retailing
    3 Years, Full-time
    “This course is specially designed to upgrade the students' skills and knowledge to help them excel in the fashion industry.”

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

  1. Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Fashion Design
    3 Years, Full-time
    “This programme integrates theoretical and specialized practical knowledge to prepare students for careers in the fashion industry. Professional seeking to upgrade skills in apparel construction, pattern making, draping, tailoring and other related fashion design related areas can also pursue this programme for career enhancement.”

UCSI University

  1. BA (Hons) Fashion Design With Marketing
    3 Years, Full-time
    “This programme combines 75% ‘hands-on’ skills directed towards fashion design, illustration, textiles, pattern cutting and garment construction, and 25% marketing skills.”

Management & Science University (MSU)

  1. Bachelor in Fashion Design with Marketing (Honours)
    3 Years, Full-time
    “The programme will educate students to design and construct garments that reflect the physical, aesthetical, and social needs of contemporary fashion, translate ideas from theory into practice, from paper into object, and from fabric into garment.”

Lincoln University College

  1. Bachelor of Fashion Management (Hons)
    3 Years, Full-time
    “The course is planned for students who are highly engrossed in business, business numeracy and quantitative skills and management within the perspective of the fashion industry.”

Master's Degree

ESMOD Kuala Lumpur by The One Academy

  1. Postgraduate Programme in Creative Pattern Drafting / Draping (Paris)
    1 Year
    “Conducted in ESMOD Paris – taught in French. The Postgraduate Programme gives ESMOD graduates the opportunity to pursue their studies further. It is open to students who have acquired a Diploma in Fashion Design & Pattern Making from the ESMOD network.”

Limkokwing University

  1. Master of Arts in International Contemporary Art & Design Practice
    2 Years
    “This course provides the basis for a contemporary discourse centred on the notions of internationalism in the Creative Industry. Designers are enabled to pursue an MA while being active and developing their work.”
  2. Master of Arts in Fashion and Brand Management
    2 Years
    “The first private Masters in Fashion in Malaysia, this groundbreaking programme offers a new academic route to advance the research and analysis of fashion as a cultural phenomenon.”

Certificate

IFTC Internation Academy of Fashion & Design

  1. Traditional Malay / Muslimah Fashion Dressmaking Short Course
    3 Months, Part-time
    “A part-time programme for individuals interested in learning about traditional muslim dress-making skill.”
  2. Contemporary Fashion Dressmaking Short Course
    3 Months, Part-time
    “This is a part-time programme offered to individuals who want to experience a potential vocation in fashion or to pursue fashion as a hobby and past-time.”
  3. Malaysian Skills Certificate Programme by Department of Skills Development (JPK)
    Level 1 (6 Months), Level 2 (6 Months), Level 3 (12 Months)
    “Malaysian Skills Certificate Programme under the auspice of the Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia. It is an advanced vocational and skills based qualification.”
  4. Certificate In Fashion Design
    1 Year, Full-time
    “This programme is suited to individuals who want to learn the basics up to intermediate skills associated with fashion creation and is very much focused on imparting practical skills needed to gain further experience within the fashion industry.”

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