Compare Top Fashion Design Degree Courses in Malaysia

There are 11 colleges and universities offering 12 Fashion Design Degree Courses.

FAQs about Studying a Degree in Fashion Design in Malaysia

Fashion Design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to clothing and accessories. Fashion designers create designs for all forms of apparel and clothing from sleepwear to business suits, as well as accessories and footwear.

As a field of study, you will learn fashion illustration, construction techniques, pattern-making and explore various types of fabrics and forms. In addition, you may also learn some entrepreneurship and business modules that could help kickstart your own fashion brand.

To pursue a Degree in Fashion Design, the typical entry requirements are:

That said, the entry requirements may vary depending on the university, so be sure to do your research.

To pursue a Degree in Fashion Design, you need to have an SPM and a pre-university / foundation qualification. You must also meet the minimum entry requirements of the university.

A Degree in Fashion Design is typically 3 years long.

Upon completing a Degree in Fashion Design, you will have several options:

  • Enter the workforce immediately; or
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the relevant fields

Once you complete a Degree in Fashion Design, you can consider the following job options:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Entrepreneur
  • Bespoke Tailor
  • Garment Production Manager

Different students may have different preferences when it comes to choosing the right college or university. Here are some questions to consider when making a decision.

  • Is the institution’s Degree in Fashion Design accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
  • Does the institution provide enough industry training to make you more employable once you graduate?
  • Do you understand the fees of the course, and are the costs affordable to you?
  • Are you comfortable with the location of the university?
  • Have you visited the campus, and do you like the campus environment and facilities?
  • What support services does the institution have to help you in and beyond university?

If you’re not sure if studying for a Degree in Fashion Design is right for you, here are some articles that may help you:

Alternatively, explore our list of course guides to see which speaks out to you.

If you are an SPM leaver and you’re deciding which Pre-University or Foundation course to study, check out our comprehensive pre-university course guides. Alternatively, take our Course Recommender Quiz and get suggestions on which pre-university course you should take!