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BACHELOR OF FASHION DESIGN TECHNOLOGY (HONS)

KPT/JPS (N/214/6/0215) (MQA/PA 13005) 05/25

The fashion design technology degree is designed in a unique format where the programme is a combination of standard design and sewing curriculum injected with technological components in both learning experience and module contents.

The degree will provide extensive knowledge to students to use the latest technology in designing. Fashion design using the most recent technology advancements is clearly important in today's modern world. Students will become skilled fashion designers with fashion technological knowledge in the ever-evolving fashion world. 

This programme is also home to the first co-working fashion studio - Mayamode

 

INTAKES : JANUARY, MARCH, AUGUST

 

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Industry projects

THE PATUNG PROJECT

Taylor’s University, Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW) and Barbie® Mattel are collaborating on a new project to showcase Malaysia’s rich culture and heritage in an effort to preserve and celebrate the diverse arts and crafts of different ethnicities in the country. The Patung Project features four students from Taylor’s Fashion Design Technology programme who will be presenting their artwork at KLFW exhibition. Each student will be showcasing three Barbie® Dolls each in versatile garments based on four artisanal themes – Nyonya Beading, Tekat Embroidery, Calligraphy and Henna.

 

Behind the exquisite creation, throughout this project, students received industry mentorships from professional craftsman;

Puan Mardziah, Malaysia Tekat Artist, May Lim Seiw Seng, Malaysia’s renowned shoes beader, Ong Chia Koon, a Calligraphy artist, and Henna Artist, Revathi Uthamaseelan that guided students on their craft technique. 

Hafizi Radzi Woo and Izree Kai Haffiz from Fiziwoo, also mentor student on their idea conceptualisation of the garment, while Wesley Hilton, founder of Borneo Doll, lend his expertise with the students in styling their Barbie® Dolls to suit their design concepts that’s fashion-ready for the KLFW exhibition.

 

WHY TAYLOR'S

Malaysia's first private university offering a Fashion Design Technology degree

A programme designed to answer current world demands with technology advancement. Gain a distinctive degree and stand out in the fashion design field.

International Fashion Experience

Real projects led by industry partners and fashion mentors. Students pitch ideas & work with noted brands like Valiram, FJ Benjamin & KL Fashion Week.

Hands-on industry experience

Collaborative opportunities with local & international industry players such as project consultations, internships, demos, field studies & workshops.

Industry grade equipment and machinery

On-campus design studio with industry-grade machines and the latest tech in digital manufacturing & print-making – efficient tools for designing.

HIGHLIGHTS

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students will study the fundamental processes of design theory and practice through problem- and studio-based learning. In experiencing the design thinking process, students will be able to analyse, evaluate, and put forward design solutions that are innovative and creative. The modules prescribed will provide the student with the necessary skills sets to conceptualise and create aesthetically sound outputs that are creative, functional, entertaining, engaging and communicable.

This degree programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

Click here to find out more about the Taylor's Curriculum Framework.

PROGRAMME CORE

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

  • Design Principles
  • Intercultural Design


 

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Social Innovation Project 
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

 

*Students are requested to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A if they do not obtain a Credit for Bahasa Malaysia in SPM.

**All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

Click here to see a full list of all available Complementary Studies Components.

 

Choose any FIVE (5) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.


*Subject to availability.
*Meet min. module pre- & co-requisite.

 

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

TAYLOR'S CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK 2.0

Taylor’s future-proofs you with a broader set of graduate capabilities beyond academic knowledge. We focus on a balanced set of attainment as you graduate.

OVERSEAS TRANSFER OPTIONS

We offer the option of completing your degree programme with one of our established partner universities.

AUSTRALIA
QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (Creative & Professional Writing, Drama & Performance, Entertainment, Media & Communication, Music & Sound, Screen Content Production)
    1 + 2 years

  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (Fashion Communication)
    1 + 2 years

  • Bachelor of Design (Fashion)
    1 + 2 years (Feb intake only)
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Design (Fashion)
    2 + 1 years
UNITED KINGDOM
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
  • BA Fashion Design
    1 + 2 years
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY LONDON
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design
    2 + 1 years
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Styling
    2 + 1 years

Future Careers

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

Requirements

PREREQUISITES

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Taylor’s Foundation in Design (FID)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Taylor’s Foundation in Natural and Built Environments (FNBE)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Other Taylor's Foundation

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Taylor’s Diploma in Interior Design (DID)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

CC with min. CGPA of 2.00 including Pengajian Am

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

Fees and Scholarships

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 98,090


Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 28,765


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* Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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