The Diploma in Fashion Design Technology 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.

The area of study includes fashion design and research, pattern-cutting, garment construction, fashion illustration, textile, fashion computer-aided design, fashion styling and photography, fashion marketing and management, history of costume, and industrial placements with designers or with a variety of companies.

Emphasis is given to the development of the students' creativities. Our lively programme is designed to equip students with market awareness, knowledge, and skills that are needed in this fast-paced, creative industry.

Programme Code KP/JPS (A10976), KPT(R/214/4/0095)20191110
Duration 3 Years
Study Mode Full-time
Entry Requirement
    Malaysian Student
  • Pass in SPM / UEC / SPMV / 'O' Level with 3 credits; OR
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 and SPM (1 credit); OR
  • Other equivalent qualification approved by MOHE

  • International Student
  • Please refer to "List of Overseas Qualifications" link; AND
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    A competitive score is 4.0 or higher
Financial Assistance & Scholarship PTPTN, SOCSO, EPF & Equator College
Software Taught Illustrator, Photoshop, Gerber AccuMark
Course Components Practical and Theory
Internship / Industry Training 12 Weeks / 3 Months
Awarded
Diploma in Fashion Design Technology
Intake April / August
Venue Leith Street Campus

Programme Module

Note: This information in this website is correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change.
  • Drawing
  • 2 Dimensional Studies
  • Colour Studies
  • Basic Photography
  • Sketching Workshop
  • Basic Computer Graphic
  • Illustration Techniques
  • Major Discipline
  • Minor Discipline
  • Detail Sewing Techniques
  • Fashion Illustration I, II, III
  • Pattern Technology & Construction I
  • Garment Technology I, II, III
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Fashion Studies I, II, III, IV
  • History of Art
  • History of Costume
  • Pattern Development & Construction II
  • Textile Design & Textile Science
  • Pattern Grading
  • Fashion Styling & Photography
  • Professional Practise & Entrepreneurship
  • Apparel Management & Productivity Techniques
  • Marketing & Management
  • Project Report
  • English for Designer
  • English for Business Communication
  • MPU 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Internship

Equator College to offer internationally recognised quality education with a wide latitude of flexibility in its programmes. This means that while achieving a specific qualification designed to equip students for a successful professional life.

Equator's Diploma programmes are also structured to enable students to progress through one of the most comprehensive undergraduate, and subsequently, postgraduate portfolios that are offered by our international partner universities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Malaysia.

The full-time MQA accredited courses at Equator are recognised by our international university partners where credit transfer are available.

University Awarded
Note: Applicant must meet university entry requirements. This information in this website is correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change.
University of the West of England, UK BA (Hons) in Fashion Design
University of Hertfordshire, UK BA (Hons) in Fashion Design
MingDao University, Taiwan BA in Fashion Imaging
Curtin University of Technology, AUSBA in Fashion
Queensland University of Technology, AUSBD (Hons) in Fashion
Auckland University of Technology, NZBD in Fashion Design

STUDENT GALLERY

All fashion wears & photos shown are from Equator's fashion design students.

Anson Ong Hean Choon

Anson Ong Hean Choon

Gan Jing Xuan

Gan Jing Xuan

Alvin Koay Kim Yong

Alvin Koay Kim Yong

Cheong Jia Wei

Cheong Jia Wei

Leong Jo Vee

Leong Jo Vee

Celine Lim Kim Lean

Celine Lim Kim Lean

INSPIRING ACHIEVERS

LEADING THE WAY IN CREATIVE INDUSTRIES