BA (Hons) in Industrial Design

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Mar, Jul, Sep, Nov

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

Common Modules:

  • Creative Project
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Trend and Visual Thinking
  • Digital Illustration
  • Design History and Context
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

Option Modules:

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Material and Form
  • Project Management
  • 3D design

Common Modules:

  • Ergonomics
  • Digital Design Project
  • Model Making
  • Universal Design
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Innovation Process

Option Modules:

  • Product Design*
  • Transport Design*
  • Furniture Design*
  • Sustainable Design*
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Automotive Design Innovation
  • Advance 3D Visualisation

*Modules determined by area of interest Internship (16 weeks)

Common Modules:

  • Research Project Report
  • Exhibition Design
  • Design Futures
  • Venture Creation

Option Modules:

  • Industry Project *
  • Production Visualisation*
  • Professional Project 1 *
  • Professional Project 2 *

*Projects unique to area of interest

Entry Requirements

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • STPM: A Pass with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects and a Credit in Bahasa Melayu and a Pass in English at SPM level
  • A Level: 2 Passes with a Pass in English at SPM/O Level/IGCSE or its equivalent
  • UEC: 5 Grade Bs
  • Foundation/Matriculation: A Pass with minimum CGPA of 2.00

Direct Entry to Level 2 of the Degree:

  • Diploma and equivalent:
    • A Diploma in Design & Media or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
    • A pass in DKM/DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 subjected to HEP Senate/Academic Board's approval. Those with CGPA of 2.00 need at least two years working experience

Portfolio: Pass an Interview OR submission of Design Portfolio as required

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